Author - Leslie Wagner

Wicked Wedge

2 Tablespoons creamy blue cheese dressing 1 Tablespoon creamy peanut butter 1 teaspoon Tabasco® Chipotle Pepper Sauce 1/4 head iceberg lettuce, cut into a wedge 2 Tablespoons blue cheese crumbles 2 Tablespoons chopped bacon 2 Tablespoons Planters® Chipotle Peanuts 2 plum tomatoes, sliced in half Whisk together the blue cheese dressing, peanut butter and pepper sauce to make a dressing. Put the iceberg wedge onto a plate [...]

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Peanut Butter Brownie Trifle

1 (9x13 inch) pan of baked brownies, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 (5.1 ox) package instant vanilla pudding 3 cups milk 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 2 tsp. vanilla 1 container frozen whipped topping, thawed 20 regular peanut butter cups, crumbled 6-8 regular peanut butter cups to garnish Combine pudding and cold milk. Beat for 2 minutes with whisk. Add peanut butter and vanilla, beat until smooth. [...]

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Nutty Noodles

½ cup low fat, low sodium chicken broth 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter 3 tablespoons teriyaki sauce 1 tablespoon lime juice ½ teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 to ¼ teaspoon red pepper Noodles: 6 cups cooked spaghetti noodles ¾ cup chopped green onion 1 ½ cups grated carrots 1 ½ cups broccoli flowerettes, chopped 1 cup snow peas ½ cup thinly sliced red cabbage 4 tablespoons dry roasted, salted peanuts, chopped Combine all sauce [...]

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No Bake Peanut Butter Pie

4 ounces cream cheese 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted 1 cup crunchy peanut butter 1/2 cup milk 8 ounces frozen whipped topping, thawed 1 deep dish graham cracker or chocolate flavored crust whipped topping chocolate syrup In a large bowl, combine cream cheese and confectioners’ sugar. Mix well. Add peanut butter and mix. Slowly add milk and mix well. Fold in whipped topping. Pour into pie crust [...]

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Breakfast with Elvis

Makes 2 sandwiches. 4 slices bread 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1 ripe banana 1 Tablespoon butter 3/4 cup milk 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Spread peanut butter on one side of each slice of bread. Cut banana in half crosswise and lengthwise. Put two pieces of banana on two pieces of bread. Cover with remaining slices of bread, making two sandwiches. Melt butter in non-stick [...]

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Red Velvet Reese’s Cake

Cake: 1 box red velvet cake mix Ingredients to make cake Bake pre-packaged red velvet cake according to instructions on box to make a three layer cake.   PB Cream Icing: 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 8 oz. whipped cream cheese ½ cup creamy peanut butter Mix all ingredients thoroughly. Ice cake Garnish: 6 full-sized Reese’s® peanut butter cups 1 bag of Reese’s® fun size peanut butter cups Cut full-sized Reese’s® cups in [...]

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The PB Cuban

Makes one sandwich. 1 Tbsp. creamy peanut butter 1 Tbsp. yellow mustard 1 slice whole grain flat bread (such as Flatout® Foldit®) 1 slice thin sliced roast beef 1 slice thin sliced ham 1 slice thin sliced turkey 1 slice reduced-fat Swiss cheese 2 thin slices of tomato ¼ cup broccoli slaw 1 Tbsp. Ken’s® Steakhouse Lite Asian Sesame Dressing baby spinach leaves spray margarine Mix the peanut butter and mustard thoroughly. [...]

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Peanut Spinach Salad

Makes one salad. Three handfuls of baby spinach 3 Tbsp. Ken’s® Steakhouse Lite Raspberry Pomegranate Dressing 1 boiled egg 3 strawberries 4 plum tomatoes ¼ cup diced, cooked chicken 3 Tbsp. dry roasted peanuts 2 Tbsp. shredded parmesan cheese Heat Dressing in microwave for about 15 seconds. Drizzle over spinach and toss to cover and slightly wilt the spinach. Cut egg in four quarters, sliced lengthwise and place like [...]

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Peanut Chicken Chili

4 cups diced cooked chicken 1 medium yellow sweet onion, chopped 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter 2 Tbsp. yellow mustard 1 tsp. chili powder salt and pepper to taste In a pot or large Dutch oven mix these ingredients and cook over medium heat, stirring often until the onions have become clear in appearance and all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed. 1 cup finely chopped peanuts 1 [...]

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Peanut Butter Surprise Cookies

Makes about 6 dozen cookies 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups old fashioned oats 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups unsalted butter, chilled, cut up 1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar 1 cup creamy peanut butter 4 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 eggs 3 cups honey-roasted peanuts 2 (10 oz) pkg. peanut butter chips 2 (8 oz) pkg. toffee bits or 12 (1.4 oz.) bars milk chocolate [...]

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