Irresistible Peanut Butter Cookies…and a Giveaway


Imagine opening your email one day, and having JIF, the Peanut Butter gurus, as YOU to make their peanut butter cookie recipe. Because they think it’s the best, and they just kind of want YOUR opinion. Because they think you matter, (How did they get my email address, I wondered? Who am I?) I blinked […]

Crunchy Peanut Butter Cocoa Popovers

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I wish I loved peanut butter like I used to. If you’ve had a kid, you may get this.  It used to be I’d eat peanut butter cups, peanut butter sandwiches, peanut butter on a spoon. But then, halfway through being pregnant with Seven, something happened. Peanut butter started tasting awful. I don’t know why.  […]

No Bake S’mores Cookies


Have you ever just been sitting around the house and think – Man, I could go for some chocolate? No? Me neither. But, had that random scenario ever really taken place, say, on a lazy Thursday afternoon while watching back episodes of the Walking Dead, I imagine I would not only have been craving chocolate, […]

Peanut Butter Breakfast…and a Giveaway


When you think peanut butter, do you automatically think dessert (after sandwich, that is?)? I kind of do.  It’s rich, it’s sweet.  It goes great in brownies or ice cream. But peanut butter can really be for ANY meal.  Sure, you can simply spread it on a piece of bread, add a little jelly, and […]

Salted Chocolate Peanut Butter Chunk Oatmeal Cookies


  Adding salt to chocolate is awesome.  It really brings out the rich flavor we all love, and intensifies the sweet experience. I add salt to basically every cookie I make these days, and these were no exception. Halloween this year brought FOUR different Trick-or-Treat events in the Whetzel House. Four.  And apparently, there was […]

Better Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie…from the Hurried Homemaker


  Happy Monday to you, folks!  Are you back to work yet, or still on holiday time?  Me…I’m kind of still on holiday – I have a Guest Poster again today!  Welcome Rhiana from the Hurried Homemaker, who has transformed the typical Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie into something… better!  Take it away, Rhiana! ……………………………………………………. […]

Double Fudge Peanut Butter Snickers Brownies

  It would have been nice to be able to leave out even one word of the title, but the truth is, I could have added a few more and it still wouldn’t have made a large enough impression.  These brownies – these Double Fudge Peanut Butter Snickers Brownies – are hands down about the […]

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Cookies


Peanut Butter.  Again. For someone who claims to have an issue with peanut butter, I certainly do seem to have an affinity for it this week. Or perhaps it’s just that I am completely enamored of Peanut Butter & Company and their entire line of insanely good peanut butters. Take these cookies, for example.  They […]

White Chocolate Peanut Butter & Caramelized Banana Sandwich


  Sometimes you don’t need a fussy recipe to have something amazingly delicious. Take this sandwich, for example.  Yes, it’s a tiny bit more complicated than smearing some peanut butter and jam on a piece of bread, but only slightly.  Seriously.  I made one for breakfast, and it took no time at all. I hate […]