Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich  Skewers

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Skewers

With this recipe for balsamic strawberry peanut butter and jelly sandwich skewers Betsy is continuing to make the PB&J gourmet!  This fun skewer is perfect for picnics or just a healthy lunch.  With Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter as the featured ingredient these sandwich bites will be loaded with sweet and salty flavor.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter

2 slices bread

]1 T Strawberry preserves

8 strawberries

1 T balsamic glaze

2 skewers

Step By Step Recipe Directions:

Step 1Assemble the sandwich with peanut butter on one slice of bread and add 1 T of the balsamic glaze to the other slice. 

Step 2: Add the strawberry preserves on top of the glaze. the other slice. 

Step 3: Place slices of bread together and cut into 9 cubes.  Alternate whole strawberries with the sandwich on the skewer. 

Step 4: Garnish with additional glaze if you wish. 

Step 5: Enjoy!

After you’ve made these peanut butter and jelly sandwich skewers please let us know how you enjoyed them?  Did you eat? Did you share any with the kids? Is there anything we can do to improve this recipe?

PB&J Gourmet Banana Bites

PB&J Gourmet Banana Bites

With these PB&J gourmet banana bites, you forgo the bread and use bananas instead!!!  A blissful bite of these PB&J creations will have you reaching for more!  They are great at breakfast, a grab and go as a snack, and if frozen a dessert!  There are so many ways to eat these gourmet bites!!!

Recipe Ingredients:

2 TBS Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter

1 Banana

1 T Jam

Toothpicks

Step By Step PB&J Banana Bites Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Slice banana into 1/4 circles. 

Step 2: Add a dollop of Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter to one slice and a dollop of your favorite jam to the other. 

Step 3: Add a toothpick to secure and either eat or freeze! 

Step 4: Enjoy!

Please tell about your experience making and eating Betsy’s PB&J banana bites.  Did you make them with your kids? What jam, jelly or preserve did you use?  Where do peanut butter and jelly sandwiches rank on your favorite foods list?

The Original Gourmet PB&J Sandwich

The Original Gourmet PB&J Sandwich

At Betsy’s Best we don’t like boring.  That is why everything we do is fancy and fun!!!   We took an original creation and gave it a twist.  This PB&J is for your gourmet taste buds and took a food that is usually for kids and made it fun for adults…although kids love it too…trust us!  We call this the original because it is Betsy’s favorite sandwich to make and everyone loves it!

Ingredients:

2 slices of bread

2 T Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut or Seed Butter

1 T strawberry jam

1 T cacao nibs

2 strawberries, sliced

1 T granola

Step By Step PB&J Sandwich Recipe Directions:

 

Step 1: Make the peanut butter and jelly sandwich with Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter on one slice and jam on the other. 

Step 2: Add sliced strawberries on top of the peanut butter

Step 3: Slice and sprinkle cacao and granola on the jam. 

Step 4:Place together like a sandwich.

Step 5: Enjoy!

If you loved PB&J sandwiches as a kid, you are going to love this gourmet version as an adult. Please let us know what you think.  Do you have any gourmet peanut butter and jelly sandwich ideas you want to share with us?  If we post your recipe, we will send you a complimentary jar of your favorite Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut or Seed Butter!

Blackberry and Mint Almond Butter Sandwich

Blackberry and Mint Almond Butter Sandwich

Here at Betsy’s Best we are taking the PB&J to new heights.  If you’re a foodie you are going to love this recipe a gourmet almond butter and jelly sandwich.  Featuring our cinnamon almond butter and mint, this sandwich will have you wondering why PB&Js are considered kids food.

Ingredients:

2 slices bread

2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

]1 T Blackberry preserve

9 blackberries

6 mint leaves

Step By Step Recipe Directions:

 

Step 1: Assemble the sandwich with almond butter on one slice of bread and blackberry preserves on the other slice. 

Step 2: Add fresh blackberries on top of the preserve and garnish with the mint. 

Step 3: Place slices of bread together.

Step 4: Enjoy!

We hope you love this gourmet nut butter and jelly sandwich!  Please let us know what you think in the comments below.  Did you #TasteTheDifference?  Did you alter the recipe with some of your own great ideas?

Peanut Butter and Jelly Pita Pocket

Peanut Butter and Jelly Pita Pocket

By: Betsy Opyt

Peanut butter and jelly isn’t a new recipe to make, but give it a twist to keep it fun! We like to think outside the box on how you can incorporate the gourmet Betsy’s Best nut and seed butters in your everyday lifestyle. Hide it in a pocket, top it on a bagel, roll it in a wrap, Betsy’s Best is so versatile! What makes a peanut butter pita pocket fun is what you pair it with! We used a chia seed strawberry jelly in our recipe, but see below how creative you can be with an original PB&J.

Recipe Ingredients

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Open the pita and fill with the jelly & Betsy’s Best gourmet nut or seed butter.:

Optional Step 2

PITA FILLING OPTIONS:

 

  • Sauté sliced banana in coconut oil with a pinch of brown sugar and cinnamon and stuff in a pita with Betsy’s Best
  • Fill pita with Betsy’s Best, cranberry relish, sliced pear, and manchego cheese and toast until warm and cheese meltsMake a sundae in your pocket! Add Betsy’s Best with sliced strawberries, banana, and drizzle with chocolate syrup
  • Slather with Betsy Best and add thin slices of candied ginger for a unique twist
Have fun as you experiment with your peanut butter pita pocket.  Soon you will have created a pita pocket that will absolutely thrill your taste buds!

Servings

4

Ready In:

2hrs 45min

Calories:

610

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Peanut Butter and Banana Bunny Wrap

Peanut Butter and Banana Bunny Wrap

With Betsy’s peanut butter and jelly banana bunny wraps you can toss the bread and use veggies instead, optimize your diet and go green!  These are not only healthy and delicious but fun for kids to make and eat too!  Don’t let the green fool you, these taste like the original PB&J just a lot lighter and NUTritious!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter

1 collard green, stem removed

1 banana, peeled

1 T Jam

Step By Step Bunny Wrap Recipe Directions:

Step 1Take a collard green leaf and with a sharp knife slice down the stem from end to top of leaf to make it thinner so it is easier to wrap.

Step 2: Place banana in the center of the collard so it is right on top of the stem from one end to the other. 

Step 3: Add nut or seed butter on one side of the banana and the jam on the other. 

Step 4: Start from the jam end and fold over the banana and start to roll towards the peanut butter end. 

Step 5: You can eat whole or slice in bite size pieces!  Enjoy! 

Betsy continues her mission to take the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich to new healthy gourmet heights.  What do you think of her PB&J Banana Bunny Wrap?  Is this a recipe you will make for your kids?  We hope you’ll share a photo of your homemade bunny wrap on social media,

 

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