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National Peanut Butter Day: Fun Facts and Recipes

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Today is the day to celebrate one of America’s favorite treats - peanut butter! Check out some of these peanut butter fun facts along with some tasty peanut butter-filled recipes.

Did you know?

  1. There is a U.S. law that states peanut butter must contain at least 90% peanuts.
  2. It takes on average 540 peanuts to make a 12 oz. jar of peanut butter.
  3. Since peanuts grow underground, they are sometimes called “ground nuts” or “ground peas”.
  4. There are six cities in the U.S. named ‘Peanut’.
  5. About 75% of American homes contain a jar of peanut butter.
  6. The world’s largest peanut butter sandwich weighed 1,342 pounds.
  7. There is a word for the fear of getting peanut butter stuck on the roof of your mouth- Arachibutyrophobia.
  8. If you were to take all the peanut butter Americans consume in a year, it would be enough to cover the entire bottom of the Grand Canyon.
  9. There was a study that showed women and children prefer creamy peanut butter while men prefer chunky peanut butter.
  10. The astronaut Alan Shepard brought a peanut with him to the moon.

 

Take a look at some of these creative recipes that use peanut butter:

 

  • Add a unique touch to your morning meal by creating these Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Pancakes. This recipe is very easy and only takes a few minutes to make.
  • With only five steps, you can create Flutternutter Blondies. This treat is warm and chewy and topped with marshmallow fluff.
  • If you’re a vegetarian and love Asian-inspired food, you’ll enjoy this Peanut Butter Tofu Stir-Fry This dish only takes 20 minutes and is both sweet and savory at the same time.
  • If you love both peanut butter and cinnamon rolls, you can have the best of both worlds by making these Peanut Butter & Jelly Cinnamon Rolls. This dessert is extra sweet and lets you use your favorite jelly.
  • You may not associate pizza with peanut butter, but this recipe for Thai Chicken Pizza uses it to add a unique taste. In less than 20 minutes, you can have this tasty small pizza that can feed 4 people.

Here are some deals to help you make thee delicious dishes:

Peanut Butter Coupons

Jelly Coupons

Organic Nuts- 10% cash back

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