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Today is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day. When was the last time you had a PB&J sandwich? Over the years, Peanut butter and jelly recipes have transcended the sandwich. Southwest Florida chefs use the combo as inspiration for a variety of cocktails and dishes. Fort Myers based Norman Love Confections even has a gorgeous PB&J chocolate. To celebrate the day, here are 5 lip smacking recipes for National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day and for TikTok Tuesday.

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April 2nd is National Peanut Butter and Jelly today. If you are looking for an excuse to indulge in this childhood favorite, now you have one. Enjoy.

PB&J is an iconic sandwich. It is comfort food at its finest. When I was growing up it was a staple. While I loved crunchy, it seemed that smooth was most often found in our pantry. Crunchy was a favorite to use on bread when it was hot out of the toaster for both texture and flavor. Speaking of texture, I had a friend who put potato chips in her PB&J. It was culinary genius at that time of our lives.

However, there are so many more things you can do with this spreadable combo than slap it between two pieces of bread. I found lots of them on my social media feeds this week. Some recipes were as easy as people taking freshly baked berry pies and placing dollops of peanut butter around the crust. The ones I gathered are a little more sophisticated.

If you don’t have a TikTok account, don’t worry. I’ve made it easy to view by taking these links from mine. Simply scroll down and hit play. You can watch from this post without getting into trouble at work. In addition, all of these videos are office and kid friendly.

Finally, enjoy these 5 lip smacking peanut butter and jelly recipes for National PB&J Day.

  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Cheesecake

    The best part of this one is that it is no-bake. The guy is funny too. I’m not quite sure I understand all of his noises and comments but perhaps that is part of the fun of it. AND it looks delish.

  • Peanut Butter And Jelly Pie

    There is nothing traditional about this pie. Also, you might call it a bit of a stretch to call the berries jelly. However, that is how jelly starts out and this is a cool DIY version. Maybe it has less sugar this way? Either way, it doesn’t appear to be too difficult.

    @hollie_medrano_hair

    Peanut Butter & Jelly Pie is one of our new favs for high carb days when training🤤🤤🤤 #fyp #dessert #peanutbutter #homecooking #pie #healthyrecipes @brandon.medrano

    ♬ She Share Story (for Vlog) - 山口夕依
  • Peanut Butter And Jelly Stuffed Cookies

    Why have regular cookies when you can stuff them? You have to freeze small scoops of peanut butter for the center. I can just taste these hot out of the oven with a glass of milk. And I don’t even like milk.

  • Peanut Butter And Jelly Poptarts

    Oh boy look at these. I loved poptarts as a kid. I even occassionaly had them as an adult. I try to stay away from these treats now. However, this homemade version has peaked my curiousity.

  • Peanut Butter And Jelly French Toast

    Hold on. This guy claims this recipe is not only good but healthful. What? I’ll bite, literally. He has found a way to make this breakfast treat higher in protein and more guilt free than the traditional version.

    @michaelkory

    73g Protein Peanut Butter & Jelly French Toast 🔥🍞💪🥜 ✅ Ingredients: 1/2 cup egg whites 1 egg 2 tbsp almond milk (30ml) 1 scoop whey protein (30g) 1 tbsp zero calorie sweetener 5 tbsp PBFit (40g) 3 tbsp almond milk (45ml) 4 slices bread *I prefer using a thick slice of bread - it's more calories per slices but worth it* 2 tbsp sugar-free grape preserves (35g) #peanutbutter #frenchtoast #pbandj #breakfast #proteinfrenchtoast  #healthybreakfast #breakfast #easyrecipe

    ♬ original sound - Michael Kory

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