The PB&J, or peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, are classic for a reason. It’s easy to make and it’s just one of those dishes where the flavors just meld together well. The richness of that sweet and salty peanut butter where the tart of the jelly cuts through is a match made in heaven.
Because PB&J is easy to make, it means that you can reinvent it over and over. From peanut butter and jelly cracker sandwich to sandwiches that are almost too sinful, here are some of the ways to make your favorite treat much more fun!
Real Fruit Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches
Instead of using jelly or jam, opt for real, fresh fruit such as strawberries, blueberries, bananas, and even pomegranates to add texture, as well as, a boost of antioxidants.
Side step the bread and stack pancakes on top of one another, placing peanut butter and jelly between each flapjack for a tasty, flavorful treat.
These bite size delights may look intricate, but they are so simple to make. Assemble a PB&J, as usual, then cut the sandwich into elongated slices.
Separate the slivers and roll them up like a pinwheel. They’re perfect for a daytime lunch or snack time with the kids.
We already make grilled cheese sandwiches, so why not turn it into grilled peanut butter and jelly?
Lightly butter the outside of your PB&J sandwich and place on the stove, at a low temperature, until the edges are golden brown.
Waffle Iron PB&J
Waffle irons are surprisingly affordable and easy to use.
Prepare waffles, as usual, then spread on your peanut butter and jelly of choice. Assemble two waffles together to create your very own Waffle Iron PB&J sandwich.
PB&J French Toast
Now, this is a breakfast game-changer! Prepare French Toast as usual, with egg, vanilla, and cinnamon. Then, remove from heat and spread peanut butter and jelly on each side to achieve crispy deliciousness. Sprinkle with powdered sugar to finish.
This peanut butter and jelly French toast is a sure hit for the family.
PB&J on Cinnamon Raisin Bread
This modernized PB&J version combines the sweetness of the Cinnamon Raisin Bread with the nuttiness of the PB&J to achieve a perfectly balanced sandwich.
Deep Fried Peanut Butter and Jelly
You can deep-fry just about anything, and it tastes amazing. But this level of deliciousness may just top the charts! Place your PB&J sandwich entirely into a deep fryer and enjoy. You can make deep fried peanut butter and jelly in a different way too!
Another option is to whip up the air fryer for that “healthier option”. Air fryer peanut butter and jelly is a snack you’d definitely make over and over.
Make crepe batter and, with a light hand, distribute the peanut butter and jelly evenly inside. Fold the light and fluffy Crepe in half, and cut horizontally.
While this option may not be as easy to make in the comfort of your own kitchen, it’s equally as delicious. All that’s needed for this decadent treat are glazed donuts, Jelly to fill, and Peanut Butter to frost.
PB&J Puzzle Cut
Use a cookie cutter to create this neat and unique puzzle design. This is a perfect way to pack school lunches, plus a fun way to eat them!
Combining two iconic meals, Pizza and the PB&J, this rendition is quite a game changer.
Place peanut butter and jelly into the microwave, until they reach a melted, runny consistency. Then, lightly spread your peanut butter and jelly evenly around the pizza dough.
Baked, cupcake, or fried peanut butter and jelly sandwich – the possibilities are just endless for this classic treat. Try these peanut butter and jelly sandwiches recipes out for yourself and tell us about your favorites!