Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

With this peanut butter chocolate chip cookie recipe, two of America’s favorite coolies come together in this delicious recipe from Betsy.  That’s right, peanut butter and chocolate chips together in one amazing cookie; And, its not any bland old PB. It’s Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter.  We promise you’ll #TasteTheDifference!Consume as a side or turn into a snack, you will find this recipe keeps you coming back. it!

Recipe Ingredients:

1/4 Cup Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter

½ cup butter, I prefer salted, at room temp

1/4 cup packed light brown sugar

1/2 cup white granulated sugar

1 large eg

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

½ teaspoon baking soda

1 1/2 all-purpose flour

2 T coconut Oil

1 ½ cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Directions:

Step 1With an electric mixer or by hand, mix the butter, Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Peanut Butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar together.

* If you don’t use salted butter Betsy recommends adding 1 tsp of Himalayan pink salt.

Step 2: Add oil, vanilla, salt (if needed) and egg and stir to combine.

Step 3: In a separate bowl add flour and baking soda to combine and add to butter mixture and stir until incorporated with an electric mixer or by hand.

Step 4: Stir in the chocolate chips.

Step 5: Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Step 6: Let cool and Enjoy!!!

These peanut butter chocolate chip cookies are going to be really, really good, but please let them cool down before you gobble them up. BTW, this is the perfect recipe for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. Please let us know what you think in the comments below.
The Best Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

The Best Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acids have received a lot of attention lately for their health benefits – and for a good reason! These polyunsaturated fatty acids have been linked to lowered levels of inflammation, risk for cardiovascular disease and even memory loss.

For the most part, the standard American diet is very deficient in omega-3s. By increasing your intake of omega-3s through food sources, you can drastically improve your overall health. Although this nutrition topic is very complex and expanding constantly, the main thing we know is this: increasing your consumption of the following omega-3 rich foods will increase your body’s omega-3 supply, in turn improving your health and well-being.

Fatty Fish: Albacore tuna, mackerel, anchovies and fresh-caught salmon are the best sources of omega-3s. These types of fish eat a less soluble form of omega-3s (ALA) through seaweed and convert it to the most beneficial forms for our bodies (EPA and DHA). Eating these types of fish, or supplementing with a 1,000-1,500 mg daily dose of fish oil, is an excellent way to improve your health.

Almonds: In addition to being an excellent source of antioxidants, protein, and beneficial vitamins and minerals, almonds are also an excellent source of plant-based omega-3s.

Flax Seeds: These fiber and omega-3-packed seeds can easily be added to your diet by sprinkling them on oatmeal, cereals, salads and smoothies. Just make sure to grind or buy already ground flax seed so your body can fully absorb the amazing nutrients flax has to offer.

Chia Seeds: These seeds may be one of the smallest and most nutritious foods in the world. Chia seeds contain 10 grams of fiber in just 2 tablespoons, and are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, as well as iron, calcium and magnesium.

We’re crazy about Omega-3 fatty acids which is a big reason why chia seeds are a key ingredient in all of our Betsy’s Best Peanut, Almond and Seed Butters. Each serving contains all of your daily Omega-3 needs!

Sassy Salad with Peanut Sauce

Sassy Salad with Peanut Sauce

A healthy salad with a kick! The peanut sauce is truly unique thanks to Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter. Serve with chicken or salmon for some extra protein or to make it a full meal.

  • 1 package/container lettuce of choice
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • 2 Tbsp chopped nuts of choice
  • ½ cup red sweet pepper, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup Betsy’s Best Gourmet PeanutAlmond or Seed Butter
  • 3 Tbsp water
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 Tbsp vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp gluten-free soy sauce (or tamari sauce)
  • 1 Tbsp sugar (or honey)
  • 1 tsp ginger, minced
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp Sriracha chili sauce

Add lettuce to large salad bowl. Add carrots, nuts and peppers to salad and toss to combine. Set aside.

Peanut Sauce:

In a bowl, whisk together Betsy’s Best and water. Add remaining wet ingredients and whisk well. Add sugar, ginger and Sriracha until incorporated. Sauce consistency should be not too thick or too runny. Pour peanut sauce over entire salad and toss to distribute evenly. Serve immediately.

Add some fun to your salad rotation with this sassy salad and penny sauce recipe.

Chicken Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

Chicken Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

There is nothing “stuffy” about Betsy’s Best chicken salad stuffed tomatoes. Reinvent the traditional chicken salad and give it a kick with your favorite Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut or Seed Butter. Stuffed in a juicy tomato keeps it not only healthy but a beautiful presentation to a traditional dish.

Stuffed Tomato Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

6 oz. chicken, shredded (or chopped hard-boiled eggs, tuna, tofu or walnuts)

¾ cup boiled or canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained

½ cup plain Greek yogurt

2-3 Tbsp honey mustard

½ tsp cumin

½ tsp chili powder

½ tsp paprika

1/8 tsp cayenne or chipotle chili pepper

Salt and pepper, to taste

3-5 small tomatoes (or head of lettuce/loaf whole-wheat bread)

Step By Step Chicken Salad Stuffed TomatoesRecipe Directions:

Step 1Mix all ingredients except tomatoes in a large bowl.

Step 2: Spoon into airtight container and put in refrigerator.

Step 3: Cut a small circle in top of tomato and remove.

Step 4: Scoop out inside of tomato and discard.

Step 5: Stuff tomato with refrigerated filling. Repeat to stuff other tomatoes.

Idea! Can also be served over a bed of lettuce or as a sandwich on whole-wheat bread.

Step 6: Enjoy your chicken salad stuffed tomatoes!

Betsy’s chicken salad stuffed tomatoes recipe is a favorite in her home. The chicken salad is also great in a lettuce wrap or placed on top of sliced cucumbers!

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Chicken Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

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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,