You've got to take the rough with the smooth, and sometimes life just needs a little bit of peanut butter. Warning: don’t read this while hungry

Ah, peanut butter.

 

It only takes one mouthful to unleash an unstoppable addiction that cannot be tamed. Whether you’re a smooth or crunchy kind of muncher, it’s time to go nuts.


The noodle dish

Peanut butter and noodles are a marriage made in heaven. We admit, a spoonful of the crunchy stuff in a Pad Thai is rather good too, but this ramen creation really ups the ante. 

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The cake

Spread this dense, moist and oh-so peanuty cake with a thick layer of chocolate peanut buttercream. You won’t be able to tell the difference between this and a dream.

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The spring roll

Dipping a spring roll into some satay goodness without losing some of it can be trickyIn a stroke of genius, this recipe puts the crunchy peanut butter (along with some lime, soy and honey) inside the rice paper. Boom. 

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The brownie

There's always the brownie. After all, sometimes life just needs a chocolate and peanut butter combo. This is a good, good thing.

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The risotto

News flash: peanut butter has made it into a risotto *sharp intake of breath from any and every Italian*. Don't knock it until you've tried it. 

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The homemade Snickers bar

These Snickers-style hunks of caramelly, peanuty, nougaty, chocolatey goodness are almost too much to handle. Wait, we said almost. 

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The soup

When you're starting with a base of peanut butter, tomato puree and greens, how could this winter warmer possibly go wrong? We admit, peanut butter in a soup sounds odd, but served with some cooked brown rice it's like a big warming hug. Promise. 

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