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After School Peanut Butter Apple Pie

Prepared pie crust Filling: 7 apples, peeled cored and sliced 2/3 cup sugar 3 T. flour 1 tsp. lemon juice Crumble: 3/4 cup rolled oats 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup peanut butter 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup flour Directions: Place the crust in a 9" pie pan and crimp the edges. Use dried beans to weigh down the bottom. Bake the crust for 10-15 minutes, or until crust is lightly browned. Mix [...]

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Easy PB & J Breakfast Tarts

Makes 8, 3"x5" Tarts 2 cups all-purpose flour + more for rolling 1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour 6 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon sea salt 2/3 cup shortening 6 tablespoons peanut butter + 4 heaping teaspoons for filling (1/2 tsp. per tart) 1/2 cup cold water 5 tablespoons jam (strawberry works well) Drizzle Option #1 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 tablespoon jam 1 tablespoon milk Drizzle Option #2 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1/4 teaspoon strawberry [...]

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Peanut Butter Loaf with Chocolate Chips

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 50 minutes Makes: 12-14 servings 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 tbsp baking powder 1 tsp kosher salt 1/3 cup unsalted peanuts halves 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and line with parchment paper so it over hangs the edges. [...]

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Peanut Butter Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 0 minutes Makes: 2 to 4 servings 1 1/2 cup fresh or frozen strawberries 1 cup plain, fat free Greek yogurt 1 cup milk 1/4 cup pineapple juice 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter 1 tbsp honey (approx.) Place the strawberries, yogurt, milk, pineapple juice, peanut butter and honey in a blender. Puree until very smooth. Adjust honey to taste. Serve immediately. Make [...]

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Peanut Butter Banana Bread

1 1/2 cups mashed ripe bananas, about 4 bananas 1/3 cup plain yogurt or buttermilk 1/3 cup crunchy peanut butter 3 tablespoons butter, melted 2 large eggs ¾ cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ cup of raisins 1 ½ cups whole wheat pastry flour 1/4 cup ground flaxseed meal 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt Place a rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 350 [...]

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No-Bake PB Energy Squares

3 cups quick oats 1/2  cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup chopped peanuts 1/2 cup butter 3/4 cup honey 2/3 cup brown sugar 1 cup peanut butter 1 teaspoon vanilla In a bowl, mix together oats, cranberries and nuts. Melt butter in a large, heavy bottomed saucepan. Mix in honey and brown sugar and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Boil and stir for 2 ½ minutes.  Remove from [...]

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Peanut Butter Cookie Oatmeal

1 cup regular/old fashioned oats 2-1/2 cups water 1/4 tsp salt 2 Tbsp chunky peanut butter 1 Tbsp brown sugar 2 Tbsp raisins 1 banana, sliced 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup milk 2 tsp maple syrup In a medium saucepan, combine oats, water, and salt. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to medium. Cook 10-12 minutes stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and add peanut butter. Stir [...]

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Cows Out to Pasture

½ cup peanut butter 16 graham cracker squares ½ cup marshmallow cream ½ cup shredded coconut, tinted green 24 large marshmallows (3 marshmallows per cow) 24 straight pretzel sticks Tube of black icing Instructions for the cows: Take three pretzel sticks, break each in half. Screw four pretzel stick halves into the bottom of two marshmallows to form the body. Use one pretzel stick half to connect the two [...]

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