2022 has been quite a year! It has been full of trying new things and if you are someone who hasn't tried something new yet, this is your sign! You can start with something that will fill your heart, soul, and stomach with every bite. Yes, we're talking about desserts and to be more specific - desserts made with PEANUT BUTTER! That’s correct. So, let’s check them out without further ado.
9 Healthy Peanut Dessert Recipes:
This list consists of some of the best peanut butter dessert recipes that you can try at home on a lazy Sunday afternoon or any time during the week too, because why not?
1. Peanut Butter Cookies:
If you're looking to start with some simple peanut butter desserts, you must try baking peanut butter cookies. They turn out all chewy, gooey, and delicious when you add chocolate and chopped nuts to the cookie dough. And if you wish for your cookies to turn out crunchy, stick with creamy peanut butter, we recommend you try Saffola Fittify Tasty - Dark Chocolaty - Peanut Butter - Extra Crunchy. It contains high fiber and protein, is vegan, and also contains no trans fat.
2. No-Bake Peanut Butter Fluff Pie:
Another one that makes it to the list of easy peanut butter desserts is a no-bake peanut butter fluff pie with as few as seven ingredients. Just imagine a crust made of pretzels (1), a peanut buttery cream cheese filling, and a marshmallow fluff center. You can also drizzle some extra peanut butter on top or chocolate syrup works too.
3. Peanut Butter Truffles:
If you are someone who loves tiny truffles, you must try making some peanut butter truffles. This is one of the quickest peanut butter dessert recipes as it only takes you around 30 minutes in the kitchen. If you're looking for your truffles to turn out rich & creamy, you can try Saffola Fittify Vegan Protein - Peanut Butter - Super Creamy. As the name says, it's vegan, dairy-free, and high in protein and fiber while containing no trans fat. You can coat the peanut butter truffles with a mix of dark and milk chocolate.
4. Peanut Butter Marshmallow Fudge Candy:
These little peanut butter treats are delicious and quite simple to make. In fact, you can even include your kids while making these peanut butter marshmallow fudge candies. All you need is mini marshmallows, semi-sweet chocolate chips, and of course, peanut butter.
5. Peanut Butter Fantasy Fudge:
This is one of the best peanut butter dessert recipes as it is rich & creamy with a heavenly taste to it. Peanut butter fantasy fudge can also be made by adding peanuts, chocolate chips, and a pinch of sea salt, which makes it highly customizable.
6. Peanut Butter Pie:
A peanut butter pie made with the right crust and whipped cream, topped with chocolate syrup is going to be your favourite dessert of all time. Trust us when we say this, you can add cream cheese to your peanut butter to make it taste even better!
7. Peanut Butter Bars:
Another one that makes it to the list of easy peanut butter desserts is peanut butter bars. They're creamy bars with the richness of peanut butter and extremely easy to prepare as they require no baking. Make sure you choose the right peanut butter to the chocolate ratio for all the flavours to hit the right spot. You can choose to try Saffola Fittify Original - Omega 3 - Peanut Butter - Extra Crunchy as it is high in protein that can help in the maintenance of normal bones. It is also vegan, dairy-free, and contains no trans fat.
8. Peanut Butter Lasagna:
Yep! You read that right. A lasagna can also turn into a yummy dessert when it's made with whipped cream, chocolate syrup, & peanut butter filling. You can choose to use crushed Oreos to make the peanut butter lasagna more crunchy according to your liking.
9. Peanut Butter Brownies:
One of the desserts made with peanut butter that can become your top favourite at all times is peanut butter brownies. This moist & chewy recipe topped with bittersweet ganache (2) will leave you craving for more each time you take a bite. Make it with peanut butter filling to give the brownies a nutty flavour.
Those are some of the best, easy and quick peanut butter desserts that you can make in the comfort of your home without worrying about too much prep time as well as ingredients. If you're a lover of peanut butter, we're sure these tasty treats will be your favourite munchies to snack on when you crave something sweet. And while you're at it, make sure you invest in the right peanut butter with healthy ingredients as it can make all the difference.
Can peanut butter be used for cooking?
Yes! You can use peanut butter for cooking by all means. This is because peanut butter melts quite easily which makes it possible for you to add it to your soups and stews, stir-fries, and baked goods, of course. You can even use it as a dipping sauce if you like it enough.
What can you add to peanut butter to make it taste better?
Raisins, chocolate chips, and a drizzle of honey can be added to peanut butter to make it taste better. simply toast some bread slices or slice some fruits to eat them with the goodness of peanut butter.
What fruits go well with peanut butter?
Apples, carrots, bananas, and strawberries make for great fruits to pair with peanut butter. In fact, switching to these fruits rather than multi-grain bread with peanut butter can actually turn out to be a healthier option.
Can I eat peanut butter desserts on a weight loss diet?
Peanut butter is high in protein and fiber which makes it quite filling, so yes, you can eat them on a weight management diet. But, make sure you eat it in moderation as it is also high in calories and fat.
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