30+ Easy Peanut Butter Recipes for you to try today! All of these recipes are absolutely delicious and simple to make. Both sweet and savory recipes with gluten-free and vegan options.
Welcome to the compilation of my peanut butter dreams! Chocolate and peanut butter have been my favorite flavor combination for as long as I can remember. I always have a minimum of three jars of peanut butter on hand at any given time. You can say that I love it. So it is absolutely unsurprising that I have accumulated a vast number of incredibly delicious peanut butter recipes on this website over the years! There are also a ton of peanut butter recipes in my cookbook.
There are a ton of sweet options and a few savory choices. All of them are gluten-free peanut butter recipes, and there are quite a few vegan peanut butter recipes. All of them are also refined-sugar-free. You’re sure to find something here that you love!
Can I use different kinds of nut butter in these recipes?
Yes, absolutely! While all of these are peanut butter-based recipes, if you have an allergy, preference, or just like to switch it up, you can use any of the following nut or seed butter instead:
- Almond Butter
- Cashew Butter
- Pecan Butter
- Sunflower Seed Butter
Of course, each of these will change the flavor and maybe the texture a bit. They should all work great and allow you to experiment with customizing recipes to your own tastes!
What’s the best kind of peanut butter for baking?
I personally like using peanut butter that is creamy and made from 100% peanuts. You can use one with salt added, but unsalted is generally better for baking because then you can control the amount of salt added. I avoid peanut butter that uses any hydrogenated oils or fillers. Some of my favorite peanut butter brands for baking with are Santa Cruz Organic, Kirkland Organic Peanut Butter (this one is salted), and Spread The Love (this one is best when you need a thinner peanut butter). These options all work great in these peanut butter recipes.
Make sure to stir your peanut butter well before using it! When using pure peanut butter, it can have the tendency to separate. You want to make sure to completely incorporate the peanut butter and the oil so it has a completely uniform consistency before using it in recipes. Otherwise, it may turn out too oily or dry.
Gluten-Free Vegan Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake
This Gluten-Free Vegan Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake tastes like your favorite candy turned into a delightfully creamy vegan cheesecake. With a chocolate crust, creamy peanut butter filling, and chocolate ganache topping, you won’t be able to have just one bite!
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
For the best gluten-free, vegan cookie, these Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies will be your new go-to! Made with delicious peanut butter cups and dark chocolate chunks, you won’t believe they’re grain-free, dairy-free, and lightly sweetened with coconut sugar! The most delicious peanut butter chocolate chip cookies!
Homemade Peanut Butter Cups (Gluten-Free + Vegan)
These homemade Peanut Butter Cups are a healthier version of my favorite candy, made with only four ingredients! They are made with refined sugar-free + vegan homemade chocolate and sprinkled with flaky sea salt. You may have noticed that recently I’ve been super into making way healthier but still totally delicious versions of my favorite,
5-Minute Creamy Peanut Noodles
These 5-Minute Creamy Peanut Noodles are ready in a flash – the perfect easy vegan meal! Made with gluten-free rice noodles, you can make the simple 5-ingredient miso peanut sauce while the noodles soak. This recipe yields one serving but is easy to multiply as needed.
Chewy Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Snickerdoodles
These Chewy Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Snickerdoodles are a nutty twist on the classic cinnamon sugar-coated favorite! Made with almond flour and cassava flour, these cinnamon peanut butter cookies are perfect all year round. This is a no-chill cookie dough, and they’re ready in under 30 minutes. They’re also dairy-free and vegan-friendly.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Tart with Pretzel Crust (Gluten-Free + Vegan)
This Chocolate Peanut Butter Tart has a crunchy pretzel crust, smooth peanut butter caramel filling, and luscious chocolate ganache spread on top! This recipe is gluten-free and vegan.
Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Blondies
These Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Blondies stay soft and chewy for days! They are refined sugar-free with a vegan option and will satisfy all your chocolate peanut butter cravings.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl
This Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl tastes like a peanut butter cup, but it’s actually a filling, superfood-packed breakfast that comes together in just 5 minutes! This gluten-free + vegan smoothie bowl is the perfect easy vegan breakfast.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Tartlets (Gluten Free, Grain Free + Vegan)
These Chocolate Peanut Butter Tartlets are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth! The chocolate shortbread crust is irresistibly crunchy, with a luscious peanut butter filling. You’d never guess these mini tarts are gluten-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free, and vegan.
No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Crispy Bars (Gluten-Free + Vegan)
You only need FIVE ingredients to make these No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Crispy Bars! These gluten-free and vegan bars are sure to satisfy your chocolate peanut butter cravings.
Peanut Butter Jelly Smoothie Bowl (Gluten-Free + Vegan)
This Peanut Butter Jelly Smoothie Bowl is smooth, creamy, and delicious – the flavors will bring you right back to your favorite childhood sandwich. This gluten-free and vegan breakfast bowl has a secret vegetable ingredient packed in too – shhh!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola (Gluten-Free + Vegan)
This Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola is the perfect indulgent breakfast or snack. It is gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and refined sugar-free, and it tastes like dessert that you can have for breakfast!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel Tarts (Gluten-Free, Grain-Free + Vegan)
These Chocolate Peanut Butter Caramel Tarts have a crunchy shortbread crust that’s filled with a creamy peanut butter date caramel and topped with creamy chocolate ganache! This decadent tart recipe is gluten-free, grain-free, and vegan.
Vegan Broccoli Chickpea Curry
This Vegan Broccoli Chickpea Curry is a dinner staple that’s so quick and easy to make! It’s loaded with veggies and protein and uses peanut butter to make it extra rich + creamy. It’s gluten-free and plant-based.
Cacao Peanut Butter Fat Bombs (Gluten-Free, Grain-Free, Keto, Vegan + Low Sugar)
These Cacao Peanut Butter Fat Bombs taste like an indulgent treat, but they’re actually super filling and fueling! Made with peanuts, peanut butter, and cacao nibs, these fat bombs are a gluten-free, keto, vegan, and low-sugar treat that makes the perfect snack.
Chocolate Pretzel Peanut Butter Cups: Take 5-Inspired (Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar-Free + Vegan)
These Chocolate Pretzel Peanut Butter Cups are inspired by the Take 5 candy bar, but made with way more wholesome ingredients! These gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and vegan candy cups are filled with peanut butter caramel, with pretzels and peanuts for crunch.
Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffle Bars (Gluten-Free + Vegan)
These Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffle Bars are easy to make and SO delicious – these are the perfect healthier candy bar! They’re gluten-free and grain-free with a vegan option.
Peanut Butter Jelly Tartlets (Gluten Free, Grain Free + Vegan)
These Peanut Butter + Jelly Tartlets are made with just SEVEN ingredients! They have a crunchy peanut butter cookie crust, filled with an easy strawberry chia jam and topped with even more peanut butter. These gluten-free, grain-free, and vegan tartlets are as cute as they are delicious!
No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Tart (GF + Vegan)
This No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Tart has a rich peanut butter filling topped with chocolate ganache for a decadent treat you won’t believe is gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and vegan!
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Chewy Bars (Gluten-Free + Vegan)
These Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Chewy Bars will bring you right back to your favorite childhood snack! This homemade, no-bake version is way more delicious with a short and simple ingredients list. They’re gluten-free and vegan, too!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles (Gluten-Free + Vegan)
These Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles are decadent, delicious, and made with just FOUR super simple + clean ingredients. They’re gluten-free, vegan, and sweetened with dates. You can easily make them paleo by using a different nut butter!
One-Pot Miso Pasta with Mushrooms
This One-Pot Miso Pasta with Mushrooms is so creamy with coconut milk and peanut butter, easy to make in just one pot, and so flavorful! This flavorful gluten-free pasta dish will become a weeknight staple. It’s ready in just 30 minutes! I’ve been making versions of this miso mushroom pasta for a few years
Peanut Butter Jelly Banana Bread (Gluten Free + Vegan)
This Peanut Butter Jelly Banana Bread will remind you of a PB+J sandwich, but in soft sweet banana bread form. This recipe is gluten-free, vegan, and layered with homemade strawberry chia jam and creamy peanut butter.
Peanut Butter Coconut Truffles (Gluten Free, Grain Free, Vegan + Keto)
Make these Peanut Butter Coconut Truffles with just 6 simple ingredients! They are infinitely customizable to your tastes. With a thin chocolate coating and a melt-in-your-mouth texture, these gluten-free, vegan, and keto truffles will become your new favorite snack or dessert.
Soft + Chewy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
These Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies are incredibly soft, chewy, and loaded with peanut butter flavor. They use natural peanut butter that’s made with just peanuts, and gluten-free rolled oats. They’re also vegan and refined sugar-free.
Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites
Made with gluten-free pretzels and dunked in dark chocolate, these Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites are the perfect easy snack or dessert made with just five ingredients!
Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats
Make breakfast better with this Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats recipe! Gluten-free, vegan, and made in just 5 minutes, this is an easy make-ahead breakfast you’ll make all the time.
Peanut Butter Millionaire’s Shortbread (Gluten-Free + Vegan)
Calling all peanut butter lovers! These Gluten-Free Vegan Peanut Butter Millionaire’s Shortbread will knock your socks off. They have a layer of coconut flour shortbread, a quick no-cook peanut butter caramel, and a layer of dark chocolate.
Gluten-Free Vegan Peanut Butter Pancakes
Easy Gluten-Free Vegan Peanut Butter Pancakes with Chocolate Chips! This vegan + gluten-free breakfast recipe is easy to make in just 20 minutes.
Easy Peanut Butter Cornflake Bars (Gluten-Free + Vegan)
These Easy Peanut Butter Cornflakes Bars are naturally gluten-free, vegan, and absolutely irresistible. They’re quick and simple to make and can be made using your favorite nut or seed butter if you need a peanut-free or nut-free option.
Easy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bites
These Easy Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bites take just five minutes to make and are the perfect super easy snack! Made with just seven ingredients, these peanut butter bites are super customizable, gluten-free, vegan, and absolutely delicious.
Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Hearts
These Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Hearts are like your favorite peanut butter cup candy, but shaped into a heart! Perfect for Valentine’s Day, or anytime you want a cute and fun peanut butter treat to share with the people you love. They’re gluten-free and vegan.
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