Here are 20 scrumptious recipes that all revolve around one great thing…Peanuts! These recipes will prove to you just how versatile the peanut can be.Peanuts can do savory, sweet, and everything in between. They can even do savory and sweet at the same time!
You are sure to find something you’ll love in this sampling of great peanut recipes.
Serious Eats –1. Spicy Peanut Sauce
This spicy peanut sauce is great as a dipping sauce or can be thinned for use as a topping on rice or noodle dishes. Tons of flavor and much less preservatives than store bought varieties. Great when paired with pork and further proof that the peanut can do so many delicious things!
2. Beyond Frosting – Peanut Butter Cake Bars
Cake bars are a great alternative to a traditional cake, cookie, or brownie. This particular recipe features the peanut doing something sweet and scrumptious. Jif Whips give this cake bar a dash of peanutty goodness!
3. Sweet As a Cookie- Choolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars
These no bake chocolate peanut butter oatmeal bars feature the peanut next to its best friend…Chocolate! For all you peanut lovers out there who also love a quick and easy recipe this one is for you! They take a maximum of 10 minutes to whip up , then just chill them and you are ready to go.
4. Lil Luna – No Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars
Next up we have another no bake option. These salty and sweet peanut butter pretzel bars are great for any potluck and disappear like magic at picnics! They are chewy, just the right amount of salty and sweet, and the pretzel adds a bit of crunch. Try these for your next bake sale or party for a delicious and out of the ordinary treat.
5. Averie Cooks –Choolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars
For a gluten and dairy free option check out these delicious, melt in your mouth, flour less peanut butter cookies. One bowl, four ingredients, and a spoon is all that it takes to whip up these yummy cookies. Be careful not to over bake as these are meant to stay on the soft side!
6. Cookies and Cups – Outrageous Peanut Butter Candy Bars
These outrageous peanut butter candy bars are not for the faint of heart. Serious peanut lovers only! They have peanut butter, peanut butter cups, butterfinger candies, peanut butter chips, and a peanut butter topping; covering every and all corners of the peanut butter spectrum in one delicious square.
7. Sprinkle Bakes – Triple Decker Maple Peanut Butter Pretzel Fudge
Perhaps you are looking to see the peanut in one of its most common fall forms: fudge. Here is a great fudge recipe that changes it all. There is a multitude of textures and the pretzel bits take the edge off of the overly sweet taste of traditional fudge.
8. How Sweet It Is – Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Blizzard With No Churn Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Here we have a homemade blizzard recipe that even includes a no churn vanilla bean ice cream recipe! This recipe will have you staying home, skipping the dairy queen drive though, lying awake at night thinking about how delicious it is, etc. Generous chunks of peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough laced throughout a delightfully simple ice cream recipe, what could be better?
9. Sugar Hero – Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream
Maybe you’d prefer a regular old peanut butter ice cream, or perhaps one with fudge, peanut butter cups, and peanut butter sauce…either way this recipe is for you! It can be made with or without all the mix-ins making it a perfect recipe to have on hand no matter what kind of mood you are in.
10. Yesterfood – Rosalynn Carter’s Peanut Butter Pie
In perhaps one of the greatest creations known to man, our dear friend the peanut makes his next appearance. Peanut butter pie! This particular recipe features a smooth, scrumptious, custardy filling that is somewhat similar to fudge. Yesterfood features a bit of history with each recipe and this particular one is about peanut farming (how perfect for our purposes)!
11. The Gardening Cook – Healthy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie Recipe
It seems possible to gain weight just looking at all of these delicious peanut recipes. This next one however has no fat and minimal sugar so go ahead and snack away! Healthy peanut butter oatmeal cookies can be enjoyed without taking away from the great benefits of peanuts and oatmeal, even when they’re combined for a cookie recipe!
12. Snappy Gourmet – Peanut Butter “Mousse” & Strawberry Parfaits
Next we have peanut butter for breakfast in this delicious yet light Peanut Butter Mousse & Strawberry Parfait! These are great for a snack or breakfast and with just 185 calories they won’t blow your diet. Substitute your favorite fruit for the strawberries and make this yummy creation even more perfect!
13. Dishin and Dishes – Lettuce Roll Ups with Peanut Sauce
Healthy doesn’t have to mean flavorless. This great lettuce roll ups recipe featuring a peanut sauce packs tons of flavors, not calories. You can make these for any occasion but they look great and would be a perfect addition to any party spread.
14. Amanda’s Cookin – Homemade Peanut Brittle
If you are new to making peanut brittle this is a great recipe for you! It’s super easy, has tons of great photos, and with the holidays right around the corner it’s a great time to be making homemade treats! Who wouldn’t love to receive this delicious, homemade snack?
15. Pinch of Yum – Big Cluster Peanut Butter Granola
How about an easy to make peanut butter granola that you can pair with fruit, yogurt, ice cream, or grab a handful of just to snack? Great! Here’s the perfect one! Big crunchy yet chewy granola clusters that you can use in a variety of ways, if they last long enough to be snuck into other recipes I’m sure they’ll be delicious there too!
16. Sugar Hero – Peanut Butter Dessert Sauce
Here we have a great peanut butter dessert sauce. This delectable sauce would be a fantastic addition to all of our peanut butter dessert recipes but especially the ice creams! This sauce can be used as a topping, mix in, or as a secret weapon for that next brownie recipe! There is just so much peanut buttery goodness in one fast, simple, sauce.
17. The Gardening Cook – Peanut Chicken Pasta with Fresh Vegetables
Weeknight meals can be stressful. How to come up with something fresh, delicious, and tasty that won’t take a ton of time to create; this problem plagues us all at one time or another. This peanut chicken pasta with fresh veggies is a great option. The sauce is made with a mix, saving you time, but still providing tons of flavor, and the fresh vegetables more than make up for the sauce short cut!
18. Snappy Gourmet – Asian Peanut Spaghetti Squash Stir-Fry
Spaghetti Squash is one of the easiest vegetables to substitute for noodles. It cooks into noodle shaped pieces all on its own, no peeling or slicing required. This recipe is great if you are looking for a new way to cook and eat spaghetti squash. Stir fry with an Asian peanut sauce, chicken, and spaghetti squash, I’m hungry just looking at it!
19. Dishin and Dishes – Pad Thai
It can be really fun to try and make your favorite foreign dishes at home! Here is a great Pad Thai recipe that keeps it very authentic. Don’t be scared, it’s not overly difficult, and there are plenty of photos and instructions so that you too can make a delicious pad Thai at home tonight!
20. Amanda’s Cookin – Nutella Filled Peanut Butter Criss Crosses
Ending on a delicious, Nutella filled peanut butter cookie just felt right. These delicious cookies pack double the yum in one cookie. They’re a melt in your mouth peanut butter cookie on the outside and they have an ooey gooey chocolaty hazelnut filling that will blow you away!
Thank you to the amazing bloggers that have contributed to our 20 Delicious Peanut Recipes. Many Thanks!
I hope you’ve been able to find some great recipes here that you and your families will enjoy! With so many great savory and sweet options there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy. Which ones did you try? Did you discover any new favorites?