Plain peanut butter and jelly sandwiches take on new shape in the hands of subscriber Flo Burtnett of Gage, Oklahoma! To make her fun versions, she cut frozen bread slices with a tree-shaped cookie cutter, poked holes into one slice so the jelly would show through, then put together the sandwiches. "By the time you've finished, the bread's thawed and ready for eating," she notes.
There are all kinds of sweet goodies in this gooey grilled sandwich that can be served for breakfast, as an after-school snack or even for dessert! "My grandma used to make this special sandwich for my cousins and me when we would stay with her," recalls Michal Wooten of Greenville, Ohio. "It's really good with a cup of hot chocolate."
A fruity peanut butter filling sandwiched between slices of banana bread makes for an appealing lunch that will have young and old alike saying, "Thank you, thank you very much!"—Carla Cook, Falcon, Colorado
Six-year-old Dustin Chasteen of Weaverville, North Carolina combines two kid-favorite flavors - peanut butter and jelly - in a new way. Refrigerated biscuits with a warm, gooey filling make a yummy lunch or snack.
Sandi Tuttle of Hayward, Wisconsin enjoys peanut butter and jelly sandwiches so much, she turned them into a yummy breakfast treat reminiscent of stuffed French toast. She sometimes bakes them in the oven, but cooking them in a skillet is quicker.
"Looking for a break from the usual peanut butter and jelly sandwich? This easy concoction is sure to be a hit with kids of all ages," assures Lavina Taylor of Moline, Illinois. "I've replaced the jelly with a juicy slice of pineapple and topped it off with cheddar cheese."
In McCook, Nebraska, Iola Egle makes batches of fun-filled sandwiches to freeze for a few weeks' worth of brown-bag lunches. "They taste so fresh you would never know they were ever frozen," she reports. "The marmalade flavor in this hearty combination really shines through."
A bear shape is cut out of the top bread slice revealing a special peanut butter filling in these cute sandwiches from our Test Kitchen. Make them ahead or have party guests assemble the sandwiches to their liking.