17+ Peanut Butter Sweet Treat Recipes

August 27, 2020
From cookies, to ice cream, to Krispie treats and pie, there're just so many ways to put peanut butter in our favorite sweet treats.  Take a browse through these 17+ Peanut Butter Sweet Treat Recipes for tasty ways to enjoy everyone's favorite peanuty spread in yummy sweet treat form.  There's sure to be two or three (or 17) you'll love!

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Who doesn't love peanut butter sweet treats??

Around here, making treats with peanut butter in them is one of our favorite things to do.  From cookies, to ice cream, to Krispie treats and pie, there're just so many ways to put peanut butter in our favorite sweet treats.

Here are 17+ of our favorite sweet treat peanut butter recipes to enjoy.  And I tell ya, I'm hard-pressed to choose which one I like best!  Hopefully you'll find two or three ... or maybe 17? ... that'll become your favorites, too. 

Click on the hyperlinked title of each treat to get the recipe.  Enjoy!

1. Grandma's Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies
Loaded with peanut butter, soft & chewy, rolled in sugar, and fork-pattern adorned ~ Grandma's old-fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies are the stuff childhood cookie memories are made of.

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2. Salted Dark Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies
Give "regular" peanut butter cookies an easy, elegant and amazingly tasty flair with a dunk in chocolate and a sprinkling of sea salt. So amazingly delicious!

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3. 4-Ingredient Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies
Want cookies that are rich, delicious, and super easy to make -- all with just 4 simple ingredients you're sure to have on hand?  You found them with this recipe!  While they have the bonus of being gluten-free for those who need it, these cookies deliver up full-bodied peanut butter flavor all peanut butter fans will love.

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We all know and love this classic peanut butter cookie treat with a Hershey's Kiss proudly perched on top. And this recipe makes the BEST Peanut Butter Blossoms around! Soft, tender-textured, & with fabulous peanut butter flavor ... just the way we love them.

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Did you know you can also make iconic Peanut Butter Blossom cookies with a cake mix? That's right! Just grab a box of yellow cake mix as the cookie dough's base, add in some peanut butter, butter, and an egg, and you're on your way to baking up a batch of these tasty beauties. -- Quick, easy, and hardly any measuring involved.

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Super easy to make, Peanut Butter Blossom Bars are loaded with the same rich peanut butter flavor as their classic cookie inspiration. -- And have that same signature Hershey's Kiss adorably perched on top. Whip up a pan for the holidays, or for everyday snacking!

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7. The BEST Monster Cookies
Loaded with peanut butter, oats, chocolate chips and M&Ms, Monster Cookies are a classic favorite peanut butter treat. And believe me, these super tasty beauties do not disappoint.

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Mash up two flavor favorites in these super tasty Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies.  These cookies have the texture of soft chocolate chip cookies, while being chock full of the peanut butter and chocolate combination we love.

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With their creamy, sweetened peanut butter centers peeking through a chocolate-dipped bottom, classic Peanut Butter Buckeyes are sure hard to resist!

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10. Crunchy Buckeyes
Add a little bonus to your Buckeyes with this Crunchy Buckeyes version!  Crunchy Buckeyes have all the fabulous peanut butter and chocolate flavor of traditional Buckeyes, with a wonderful little crunch in every bite.  And believe me, it's a crunchy little bonus we love.

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Take everyone's favorite iconic Buckeyes treat, add pretzels to get that sweet-and-salty combo we love, and you've got yourself a batch of super tasty Peanut Butter Buckeye Pretzels! They're just loaded with salty, crunchy, peanut butter-chocolate deliciousness that's just perfect for Christmas and anytime snacking.

These super easy, super delicious Peanut Butter Ritz Cookies are a Christmas time staple.  But with their creamy peanut butter cracker sandwich covered in rich delicious chocolate, we think they should be enjoyed all year round!

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Who doesn't love classic No-Bake Cookies?  Fudgy oats, chocolate, and peanut butter are such a deliciously-classic favorite combination, for sure.  And they're just so darn easy to make, too.

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Love that sweet and salty combination of candy corn and peanuts? Then put them together in these super tasty cookies! Loaded with peanut butter, dry roasted peanuts, and candy corn melted in the center and tucked on top, these cookies are one delicious treat, indeed.

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A delicious anytime-energy-boosting snack treat.  Perfect for after school, lunch boxes, or anytime you need a quick snack bite to pick you up.

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Classic Oh Henry! Bars are scrumptious, ooey-gooey fudge and peanut butter goodness.  It's no wonder they're always a hit!

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Loaded with creamy peanut butter and mini chocolate chips, these Krispie Treats are a totally tasty take on the classic favorite.  They're definitely a treat any peanut butter-chocolate fan will love.

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Absolutely love cookie dough? Then give this Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bark a try!  It's one very tasty way to enjoy that dough, indeed.  Quick and easy to make, it makes for one very lovely holiday or everyday treat.

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Creamy peanut buttery and chocolatey Snickers deliciousness for any occasion.  Oh yeh, my friends, you'll want to steal the kids' trick-or-treat candy for this one.

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Fluffy No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie is a velvety mix of peanut butter, cream cheese, and homemade whipped cream that's nothing short of mouth-wateringly delicious. With fabulous peanut butter flavor, fluffy texture, no-bake, and easy to make, there's not much more to ask for in a peanut butter sweet treat!

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Creamy peanut butter mousse filling atop a chocolate ganache-lined graham cracker & honey-roasted peanut crust.  Oh my, pass a fork, please!

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When it comes to cookies and cream ice cream, why should vanilla and Oreos have all the fun?  For a decidedly different cookies and cream, give this Chocolate Nutter Butter Ice Cream a try instead.

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Covered in chocolaty-peanut butter goodness and powdered sugar, Puppy Chow {or Yuppy Chow} is a classic sweet treat ... perfect for everyday snacking or for holiday gift giving.  It's freezer-friendly, too, for make-way-ahead convenience.

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Not only are they adorable, easy Peanut Butter Pumpkins are just plain fun to make.  They sure make for one cute & tasty little fall treat! They're perfect for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or any fun fall event.

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A tasty combination of vanilla Greek yogurt, peanut butter, and cinnamon, Creamy Peanut Butter Greek Yogurt Dip with apples (or other fruits) is just perfect for afternoon snacking.

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Peanut Butter Frosting made with Marshmallow Creme is loaded with rich peanut butter flavor, easy to make, and beautifully holds its shape when piped. It's perfect to pair with a chocolate cake, or to top those tasty cupcakes!

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Chocolate cake layers spread with rich peanut butter frosting, topped with chocolate ganache and chopped peanut butter cups make Reese's Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake a peanut butter-chocolate lover's dream! It's sure one very delicious way to enjoy this beloved flavor combination.

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  1. YUM!!! Pinning this to my Peanut, Peanut Butter AND Chocolate board. Great ideas here!

  2. Oh wow Tracey! Where to start! Peanut butter is a relatively new thing for us (we were almond butter fans until we found the perfect PB brand). These look so fab I'm wondering how many I can make in one weekend! Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday.

  3. I can't wait to try the peanut butter pumpkins. Thank you for sharing.

  4. This is a great collection of peanut butter treats! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday,501!
    Miz Helen

  5. I vote for number 2 - wait, no. number 11 - wait... They all look so good!! Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner party!! Have a fabulous weekend.


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