These 5 Peanut Butter Recipes are Taking Over the Internet

People are spending a lot of time in the kitchen these days. No surprise then that we are all searching, sharing and saving recipes on social media now more than ever.

Peanut butter is a convenient, go-to ingredient with a wide range of culinary uses, and it’s regularly stocked in over 90% of household pantries. It’s also a comforting and familiar food that we’ve been enjoying since childhood.

That’s why peanut butter is getting a lot of love on the internet with a variety of recipes being shared featuring America’s favorite nutty spread. We’ve collected five of the most popular peanut butter-based recipes that have gone viral—and that you should make:

Peanut Butter Bread

This 1930s recipe went viral on Reddit. It’s a simple quick bread recipe that doesn’t require yeast, and it incorporates peanut butter for a slightly nutty flavor. Make it for a delicious breakfast or snack, or when you’re just craving bread. 

5 Ingredient PB Chocolate Chip Cookies

Talk about comfort food. What’s more comforting (and tasty!) than a batch of peanut butter cookies? This recipe originally went viral on TikTok and has since been shared and recreated by people across the country. With only 5 ingredients, this recipe yields a crispy, chocolatey, peanut buttery cookie that you will want to make again and again.

Peanut Butter Sandwich with Sriracha and Pickles

Peanut butter toast has been a staple breakfast for many people for years. So why not lunch? This recipe puts a spicy, tangy twist on the typical peanut butter toast with the addition of Sriracha and pickles. It’s a no recipe-recipe that people have been sharing their own versions of on Twitter using various pantry ingredients. (Here’s an alternate version from Bon Appétit)

Banana Bread with Peanut Butter

Let’s face it, we’ve all been stocking up on everything from beans to bananas. While the beans will keep for a long period of time, that bunch of bananas will very quickly overripen. When that happens, it’s time to make banana bread! It’s been one of the most popular food recipes shared on the internet of late, and it’s super simple to make. We love this one which incorporates peanut butter for even more flavor.

3-ingredient Flourless PB Cookies

Yes, cookies get two spots on this list, because who doesn’t love cookies? For those of us who didn’t stock up on flour and are having a hard time finding it at the store (or if you’re still being mindful about what you eat while staying at home), these three-ingredient peanut butter cookies are flourless, keto-friendly and really delicious.


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