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PB&J Chex Mix

As a kid, I loved to add crunchy textures, like chips or popcorn, to my PB&J sandwiches. This mix has all the necessary components of that childhood favorite: sweet jelly, rich peanut butter, a little saltiness from peanuts and, finally, that irresistible crunch from the Chex mix. —Shelley Ward, Isle of Palms, South Carolina

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Football Cake Pops

My son loves football! For his eighth birthday, I made cake pops with a rich chocolate cake center and a...


Chocolate-Peanut Butter Dump Cake

5 reviews

I am a huge fan of the chocolate-peanut butter combination. I'm also a fan of easy recipes, including dump cakes....


Roasted Banana Bread Pudding

Old-fashioned banana bread pudding gets a decadent upgrade with the addition of eggnog. The velvety smooth sauce and golden brown...


Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

22 reviews

It's a snap to make a batch of tasty cookies using this chocolate peanut butter cookie recipe, which calls for...

Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes

My husband's love for classic peanut butter and jelly inspired this recipe. The strawberry buttercream and peanut butter frosting are...


Chocolaty Peanut Clusters

27 reviews

I turn to my slow cooker to prepare these convenient chocolate treats. Making candies couldn't be any easier! —Pam Posey,...

Yummy Cookie Bars

7 reviews

I received this recipe from a special co-worker at school, and it is always a huge success when I make...


Candy-Licious Fudge

3 reviews

A no-fuss fudge prepared in the microwave that tastes like a candy bar? It sounds too good to be true,...


Peanut Butter Chocolate Pretzels

6 reviews

"The treats are easy for any age to make but pretty enough to share with friends. You can add color...


Cream Cheese Chocolate Cupcakes

17 reviews

Smooth cream cheese inside makes these cupcakes so rich. The classic combination of peanut butter and chocolate chips comes through...

Frosted Triple Peanut Bars

Everyone loves my famous peanut bars crowned with a luscious chocolate frosting. These goodies are rich, moist and dense —perfect...


Peanut Butter Swirled Fudge

2 reviews

Make homemade gifts in no time with a batch of this nutty fudge. It’s a hit with everyone, from the...


White Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares

4 reviews

People regularly request the recipe once they try my peanut butter fudge dipped in melted white chocolate. It's a nice...


Sweet & Salty Peanut Butter Cheesecake

8 reviews

After a co-worker shared a recipe for a great bar cookie, I made it into a cheesecake using my standard...


Candy Bar Fudge Reindeer

1 review

This sweet butterscotch and peanut butter delight is as cute as a button. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Big Batch Cookies

2 reviews

It's nice to offer a little homemade taste when feeding a hungry horde. These cookies also freeze well, so you...


Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

10 reviews

If you want to still enjoy one of these soft, chocolate chip peanut butter cup cookies the day after you...


Easy Double-Decker Fudge

7 reviews

Microwave-quick and peanut buttery, this easy fudge is just the thing to have on hand for after-school treats or dessert....