According to the National Peanut Board, it takes about 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter. Once made, this versatile mash of peanut goodness can be used in many ways. The following is a list of some of peanut butter’s many roles.
- Food Star-peanut is a player in many food dishes.
- Desserts- Cookies, bars, pies, dips, ice cream and more love peanut butter. Check out Taste of Home’s Top Ten Peanut Butter Desserts.
- Stir Fry
- Bread and muffins-Sally’s Baking Addiction offers a yummy recipe for Skinny Peanut Butter Banana Muffins.
- Chicken dishes including Chicken Wings
- Vegetable Toppings
- Pancakes and Waffles
- Animal Treats
- Dog Biscuts
- Bird Feeder Treats-Here is an easy way to make a Pine Cone and Peanut Butter feeder from My Kids Adventures.
- Remedies for Sticky Situations
- Do you have price tag that just won’t come off that plate or vase you just purchased? Rub peanut butter over the tag for easier removal (Reader’s Digest).
- Gum stuck in the hair, or more likely, your kid’s hair? Use some peanut butter to help get the sticky mess out (WonderHowTo).
- Peanut butter is good for gum on the shoes removal too (SkinnynotSkinny.com).
- Household Helper
- Use peanut butter as a natural leather cleaner (Saratoga Peanut Company).
- Fix squeaky hinges with some peanut butter. It’s gooey, oily goodness will help opening and closing go smoothly.
(Please be mindful when using peanut butter to make sure that none of your creations come in contact with persons who have peanut allergies).
For more creative uses for easily found items: