Frances Farmer

Why Peanut Butter Goes With Everything

In Food on April 4, 2013 at 11:56 am

You know how George Washington Carver discovered over 300 uses for peanuts? Well, I’ve done a little discovering of my own…

I’ve been suffering from a craving for sugary goodness and peanut butter has never failed to satisfy my sweet tooth. We’re pretty close if I do say so myself. (:

What better way would there be to wake up than to your best friend? That’s why I treat myself to peanut butter swirl pancakes whenever I please. You should too!

Peanut Butter Swirl Pancakes

Serves 3. (Makes 6 medium sized pancakes or 4 large)


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  • 1 and 1/4 cup pancake mix or flour
  • 3 shakes of cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 and 1/3 cup almond milk or soy milk
  • 2 and 1/2 tablespoons of warm water

Peanut Butter Swirl:

  • 2 tablespoons of peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons of unsweetened applesauce


1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Mix dry ingredients.
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4. Set batter aside and preheat skillet.
5. While skillet heats, mix peanut butter swirl.

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6. Scoop peanut butter swirl into a ziploc bag and cut off an end to pipe the swirl onto pancakes.
7. Pour batter onto skillet and immediately pipe peanut butter swirl onto pancakes.

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8. Once bubbles form on pancake, flip and cook other side. Cook for about 4 minutes on each side on medium heat.

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9. Place finished pancake onto oven sheet and place in oven while cooking other pancakes.

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But wait, there’s more!

When I’m hit with another craving for sweet, peanut butter saves the day again!

Peanut butter snickerdoodles to be exact.

Peanut Butter Snickerdoodles

Makes 24 cookies.


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Cookie Dough:

  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2/3 flour
  • 1 and 1/3 cup peanut butter
  • 1 and 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoon vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 tablespoon water
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Cinnamon-Sugar Mixture:

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon


1. Preheat oven to 375.

2.  Mix vanilla extract, flour, peanut butter, sugar, baking soda, vinegar, water, oil, and baking powder.

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3. Mix up the cinnamon-sugar mixture in a separate bowl.

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4. Grease a cookie sheet.

5. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and roll into cinnamon-sugar mixture.


(Don’t forget to flatten the balls with a spoon! I did and I ended up with snicker doodle balls rather than cookies, haha.)

6. Cook for 10 minutes.

7. Let cookies cool for 5 minutes.

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Cherish each every scrumptious bite of rich peanut butter goodness. I know I did. (:


Both of these amazing recipes are vegan!

Whodathunk it?

Discover all the wonderful ways of using peanut butter!

Smear peanut butter on a chocolate muffin!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes

Make  waffles or bagels even sweeter with peanut butter!

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Peanut butter also makes an awesome-tastic pie!

Peanut Butter Pie

Peanut butter is also great in:

Don’t be afraid to experiment with peanut butter and tell me your results!

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  9. oh love this yummy, I try my own version too 🙂 thanks dear

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