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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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