Peanut Bread Recipe

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This moist peanut butter bread is terrific toasted and served with jelly or used in sandwiches. "Make a grilled cheese, but substitute peanut butter for the cheese and add sliced banana," suggests Barbara Hileman of Cortland, Ohio. "The gooey treat goes well with a glass of cold milk."
Recommended: Banana Bread A to Z
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon water (70° to 80°)
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 134 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 186mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In bread machine pan, place all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available.
  2. Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). Yield: 1 loaf (1-1/2 pounds).
Editor's Note: Reduced-fat peanut butter is not recommended for this recipe.
Originally published as Peanut Butter Bread in Quick Cooking January/February 2003, p33

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ReneeC___NCalif User ID: 106192 53309
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2010

"I just finished a peanut butter cookie & a glass of milk.  I'm glad I saw this recipe...thanks!"

ashleyangel User ID: 1178069 43851
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2010

"I made this bread because sounded good and was diffrent. Imade it for my family for Easter and I plan on making for a bake sale"

ckhemken User ID: 2057416 83661
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2010

"Tastes wonderful, and smells so good too."

terraddirickson User ID: 2732657 89496
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2009

"I made this for my children when they were young. It was always a big hit!"

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