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What Would You Do with a Case of Peanut Butter?

cookie_pbcc Congrats to Charlie G, our randomly selected winner for the case of peanut butter giveaway! Here's a confession: My brother ate nothing but peanut butter (on bread) for an entire year. He was a little kid and my mom obviously wasn't taking control of his diet! He wanted peanut butter and she let him have it. Of course there are all kinds of things wrong with that and, luckily, he's outgrown the obsession. He still loves peanut butter and (in moderation) there's everything right about that! So, what would you do with a case of peanut butter? Read on for a chance to win one! It doesn't matter how you like it-smooth, crunchy, unsweetened or no salt added-we've got you covered with our 365 Everyday Value® Organic Peanut Butter at $3.49 for 18oz. And guess what? Our March/April issue of The Whole Deal has a $1.00 off coupon. Print the online coupon or pick up the value guide with coupons in our stores. Now that's a tasty deal. Do you think that peanut butter is kind of all the same? We don't. In our experience, the peanuts that go into that jar make a big, flavorful difference, and organic makes even more of a difference. That's why we require the best-tasting organic peanuts for the peanut butter that wears our name. The organic Spanish peanuts used in our 365 Everyday Value Organic Peanut Butter are grown by several family farmers in West Texas, like the Bingham Family. Organic-PeanutCliff Bingham is a 4th generation farmer. His wife, five sons, six daughters, son-in-law and granddaughter - along with the grandparents - are involved in the family farming business. Bingham Family Vineyards and Farm not only grows peanuts, they grow wine grapes for Texas wineries and organic row crops like cotton, wheat, rye, black-eyed peas, blue corn, sesame and garbanzo beans. When they aren't farming, the Bingham family is big into playing music - many of the kids play multiple instruments and perform with the Lubbock Youth Symphony Orchestra. The family enjoys playing a variety of music including classical, country, gospel, fiddle and wedding songs! With all those active kids, I bet that family eats a lot of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. But aside from PB&J, there are many delicious, grown-up and fun, not-so-grown-up ways to eat peanut butter. Here are a few of our favorites: lettucewrapschilinoodlesApple Sandwiches with Granola and Peanut Butter Lettuce Wraps with Chile Peanut Noodles Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Curry Coconut Peanut Sauce Peanutty Udon Noodle and Tofu Salad PB & J Pancakes So, how do you enjoy peanut butter? Let us know in the comments by March 12th (edit: extended to March 16th since you all LOVE peanut butter so much!) and you’ll be entered to win a case of 365 Everyday Value® Organic Peanut Butter! And, by the way, my brother is NOT eligible to win.

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Grace Toy says …

I love peanut butter, and generally use it for peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. I'd also venture out and try to use it for dum dum noodle, etc. Thank you!

Pam says …

I think I missed the deadline, but just had to share my Dad's passion for Peanut Butter and sweet pickle relish sandwiches that he learned to enjoy while a sailor in WWII. Its a great flavor if you are brave enough to try it! His second favorite was Peanut Butter and brown sugar on whole wheat bread, which I see others have mentioned. When it comes to decadent pleasures, I count these two treats come in rated very high in my book!

Megan says …

Mmmmm! My brother used to keep a bowl of peanut butter under his bed with a spoon in it. We might like peanut butter a little too much around here! With a whole case, I might even share with him.

Bridget says …

I eat warm oats or grains EVERY DAY for breakfast ... and sometimes I enjoy a dollop of yummy peanut or almond butter on top and mix it in ... it's especially good if I add a banana... all soft and mushy ... it's like a peanut butter and banana sandwich in a bowl ... that's how I love my peanut butter! Thanks!

Pamela Curry says …

Feed my first film crew? Any volunteers, I'm cheap. Peanut butter takes me back to the days when the nuns put me in my own room in pre-school, been there every since. A room of my own...for troublemakers, with jam and peanut butter for lunch!

rosemary says …

GREAT FOOD--------------

Kristina says …

I would make lots of cookies and pies. I would also make some awesome peanut noodles. My boys love PB and they would go crazy with a case of it.

Shannon F. says …

How do we NOT enjoy peanut butter? My poor kids have been addicted since birth because I ate it almost daily during pregnancy!

Kim K. says …

As a vegetarian, peanuts, and peanut butter specifically is a great source of protein... I enjoy using peanut butter in my snack bar recipe (with oatmeal and honey). Plus, when I make my dog his biscuits, nothing's better than peanut butter dog treats! (I'm guessing... I swear I've never tried ;)

Sharon says …

I usually love just spreading peanut butter on a hot piece of toast (tastes best when it has melted a little bit). PB is very versatile and I can work it into either breakfast, lunch, snack, dinner or dessert.

Jan P. says …

I make my own trail cookies with peanut butter, oatmeal, and whatever nuts or seeds I have on hand. Sometimes I even share!

Maria says …

I would use a jar to make frozen peanut chocolate mousse pie, a mouthwatering dessert I first tried at a local Washington restaurant when I was in middle school. I would then donate the remaining jars to a local food bank, because peanut butter is such a delicious source of protein, it should be available to all!

Erin from Long Island says …

Seriously, what DOESNT taste better with peanut butter? Yesterday I made muffins with mashed banana, chunky pb and big choc chips that were fantastic! As a kid, I loved it on Ritz with my mom's chili. Peanut sauce on buckwheat noodles is always a quick and healthy meal I enjoy, especially in the winter. In the summer I love to dunk melon or any kind into pb, while in the winter I opt for pears or apples

melissa mc says …

i love it made in a sauce and poured over ramen noodles for a quick lunch as well as straight out of the jar -- thank you for the chance!

Kylie says …

First off- peanut butter cookies. Then Pad thai and curry. Plus even though I'm an adult I take peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for lunch nearly every day. I love crunchy peanut butter.

Emily says …

I enjoy peanut butter on the trails and anywhere when I am out and about. It makes a satisfying, energizing meal or snack anywhere, on just about anything :)

Randy Bailey says …

We make cookies with peanut butter. We have peanut butter and crackers daily. Peanut butter & jelly sandwiches around here is also a favorite. I made some peanut butter brownies not long ago, the kids really loved them. I guess, if I won a case of Peanut butter, I would have to look up some peanut butter recipes for us to try.

Theresa Vujosevic says …

If i won a case of peanut butter I would make loads of peanut butter cookies for my family and another load of cookies to give to the shelter puppies and our own animals...they love anything with peanut butter!

Lisa says …

Oh my! Peanut butter is a favorite for everyone in my house! PB&J sandwiches, in oatmeal, on crackers, stuffed in celery, spicy peanut sauce on grilled chicken, PB Cookies, PB & banana! A case of PB wouldn't last long in my home, thanks for the offer!

Jennifer B says …

I love Peanut butter! I enjoy spread on a juicy organic apple, on toast in the morning, stirred into my plain oatmeal, baking cookies and just eating it right off a spoon

Janet says …

What would I do with a case? Share it with kids in Haiti! Lifeline (www.Lifeline.org) has shipped tens of thousands of jars of donated peanut butter to malnourished kids in Haiti. The peanut butter is distributed in Lifeline's nutrition programs for toddlers, women, families, disaster relief efforts and more. The need before the earthquake was great; the need is even greater now!

Louanne Jacobs says …

As much as I love peanut butter in soups and baked goods and on apples and celery, I must admit that I love, love, love peanut butter on a spoon. I actually keep little plastic cups of peanut butter in my office for afternoon snacks. My Birmingham Southern education students have begun to raid my stash when they are working on projects or just hanging around the department reading. Great protein, great energy, great brain food!

Mike says …

I've always loved peanut butter, and am just as happy eating it off a spoon as I am using it to seal homemade egg rolls. It's a staple for me, due to the protein content, the "filling" feeling I need sometimes to ward off hunger, and the great taste. I've always enjoyed creamy Skippy the best, but my lovely girlfriend has shown me the benefits of natural / organic peanut butter, not just for taste, but for health reasons. Even though it can cost a bit more, I've found it to be worthwhile. If I had a case of peanut butter, I would keep a few jars, give some away to friends and family, and some to the homeless.

Than Nguyen says …

Peanut Butter tastes great on it's own so no need to dilute the pure taste of peanuts by putting it on anything or mixing it with anything. My teenagers eat it right out of the jar without putting it on anything. My 15 year old son can finish half a jar in one sitting so a case would last me about a month.

Michelle Marks says …

I grind peanuts and make our own peanut butter twice a week. I serves as a dip for veggies, it goes on bread, crackers, bagels and etc. We have started combining it with coconut milk for asian inspired stirfries and for kabobs. Not to mention we bake with it weekly in muffins, cookies and etc. Chocolate and peanut butter-don't get me started!!! Also smoothies. Need I say more, it goes on and in everything!!!!

Stephanie says …

I love peanut butter in so many forms! I'm pretty traditional, so my ideas include: as a breakfast substitute with an apple, or as an integral part of PB & J toast (GRAPE jelly/jam!) and a large glass of milk. It's also great in a protein drink or on a warm slice of freshly baked bread! Also as the main ingredient in peanut butter cookies or chocolate oatmeal no-bakes - yum! Just on the spoon or with any form of chocolate on the side, I will take it and enjoy!!

stuart joseph says …

Peanut Butter goes with just about anything, including chili powder. My best receipe is doggie cookies for my two large dogs. Peanut Butter is the main ingredient with only 4 more ingredients. Easy to make but tough on the muscles. As with any home made cooking they are greatly appreciated by the recipent.

Andrea says …

I am originally from Czech Republic. To this date, peanut butter isn't very well known there and I certainly had no idea about its existence until at the age of 19 I made my first trip to a capitalist country - to England. There I absolutely fell in love with peanut butter and brought several jars back home with me. But can you imagine my suffering when after having eaten them all I wasn't able to find peanut butter in the Czech stores? If I was lucky, I managed to get a (bad) substitute from time to time, but nothing close to the real thing. And then I moved to the peanut butter paradise - the USA!!! Peanut butter was the first thing I bought on the US soil (well, some other things to go with it, too, like bread, milk, and a map). Since then I've always made sure to have a stack of peanut butter on hand. I don't need fancy food. Give me a jar of PB and I'm happy!

Marcela says …

Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches ofcoarse!

Deborah Williams says …

We love to have 365 Everyday Peanut Butter on crackers with a nice cup of green tea. The combination is heavenly !

Deana says …

Not a day goes by that I don't have some form of peanut butter. I love making peanut butter soy protein shakes. Usually I'll throw in some banana and maybe some unsweetened cocoa or carob powder. They are a great booster after my morning workout!

Cindy Robinson says …

It took me a while to get used to the natural peanut butter and once I did there is no going back! These are some of my favorites: Apples with Peanut Butter, The Elvis Fried pnut, btr,and banana sandwich - is amazing... only had it once, so delicious but won't go there again... I love the melty yumminess of peanut butter on hot - right out of the toaster - toast! Peanut butter cookies are my favorite cookie! Indonesian Chicken with Spicy Peanut sauce is the best. In Girl Scouts, we made these really great energy bites for the girls to take on a hike: peanut butter, crisy rice cereal, raisins, chopped dates, chopped nuts. chilled the mixture, scooped and rolled in wax paper twisting the ends. The kids loved them, and they were easy to carry. Of course there are the home made Peanut butter balls dipped in chocolate... those are really great too! Scoop it right out of the jar... and eat! When I want a sweet treat, a peanut butter, banana, and agave syrup drizzled over the banana's sandwich. That takes care of the sweet tooth really well. Chex has a recipe for Chocolate Peanut butter munchies, well I have a cookie... CHOCOLATE PEANUTBUTTER COOKIE BITES: Make a recipe of Peanut butter cookies and make them small - drop by tsp onto cookie sheet, once baked, dip in a mixture of chocolate, peanut butter and butter, then drop into confectioners sugar and coated well. Place on a rack to solidify. I took these to a baby shower and they disappeared in minutes! So good!

Terri says …

Grilled peanut butter sandwich is one of my favorite ways to eat peanut butter. For breakfast I sometimes mix peanut butter with cream cheese and use as a spread for my toast.

Molly says …

The list of ideas is endless in our family! I have a famous pb M & M cookie recipe, but have recently come across a new recipe for pb cookies with chocolate chunks, and surprisingly the 365 chunky works the best. As for my husband, it would be the classic pb and j, and for my 5 yo. daughter, it would be ants on a log, or a boat, or a canoe, or a raft. And for my 2 yo. daughter, it would be a big scoop on her plate so she could dip whatever she had on it that day...carrots, cukes, snap peas, crackers, or goldfish. As for my dad, it would definitely have to be chunky on Ritz, and for my mom, it would be in a smoothy with a banana and almond milk. And for my other brother, it would have to be on his BLT, and for me...if I have the time, it would definitely be a pb and banana sandwich, but usually it's just a big scoop right out of the jar!

Johanna says …

peanut butter, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. 1. On a spoon (we called this a peanut butter lollipop when I was a kid) 2. On celery 3. In a sandwich with jam on whole wheat bread. 4. On toast 4. In cookies 5. In oatmeal 6. In the dog's toy (have you ever seen a dog lick a peanut butter jar? Its hilarious) 7. With honey 8. On ice cream with chocolate syrup 9. Melted with chocolate chips for a delicious treat 10. Peanut butter pie! An Amish recipe. 11. Peanut butter popcorn - OH. MY. YUM. 12. In smoothies with chocolate protein powder, a banana, milk and ice. 13. PB and honey sandwiches 14. On Grape Nuts cereal with applesauce and milk (my dad taught me this.) As you can see - we'd use up a case in a hurry!

Nicolle says …

I looooove peanut butter!! I use it everyday for myself and my twins. I make home made protein bars and shakes, granola snacks, use it on sandwiches, in pies, cookies, on fruit. There is no end to it's uses. The PTA and the teachers love me at bake sale time! Ahhhh peanut butter on an edible chocolate spoon and in peanut better and jelly rice crispy treats or chocolate peanut butter rice crispy treats!!

Savannah says …

My husband eats it on toast with bananas while I mix it with raisins and dip celery into it. And we can't forget about our dog~she loves peanut butter especially if I make her peanut butter biscotti (thanks Rachel Ray for the recipe). But really, we can all eat them:)

Angela Blier says …

Our family loves peanut butter. We use it for the traditional PB&J, but also on apples, bananas, toast, or even the occasional hot fudge (and peanut butter) sundae! When I was pregnant for my son, peanut butter on graham crackers was about the only thing I could eat to stave off the morning sickness (which really occurred all day). Plus, I use peanut butter in my grandmother's homemade fudge recipe. It is simply divine. I would say we would use a case of peanut butter very quickly as it is a ubiquitous ingredient in much of what we eat.

Nicole says …

Life without peanut butter? Unthinkable! I never would have made it through college without it--it was a welcome diversion from those decidedly incorrectly-identified "meal plans." Ugh. In fact, it's still a comfort-food-staple in my diet, whether it's in a peanut butter sandwich, eaten with apples, or an ingredient in cookie or Asian-food recipes. The possibilities are delectably endless!

Aimee says …

I would be in "heaven" if I could win a case of peanut butter. I start off my day with peanut butter. I am a runner and the best post-run snack are carbs with protein. So I get a piece of "seeduction" bread (from the bakery at whole foods) and spread the creamy 365 organic (unsweetened) PB on my bread (well actually toast because I pop the bread in the toaster first). Nothing like a warm piece of bread with smooth, warm peanut butter on it to start your day off on the right foot. PB is not only a great post-run snack, but my guilty pleasure. You would keep a smile on my face everyday with a case of your 365 Peanut Butter!!!

lin lawn says …

peanut butter empanadas

mor greenberg says …

with wildflower honey

Donna says …

I love my peanut butter on fruit, graham crackers, Kashi waffles, and Pita bread! YUMMM I would love to win this giveaway.

Dana says …

Thank goodness my spouse is NOT allergic to peanuts, or we might never have married and been together for 21 years! What can I say . . . a case of crunchy ground specially selected tasty organic Spanish peanuts, I'd go head over heels "nuts" with excitement!!! I would wake each morning eager for all sorts of new peanut butter adventures: Lettuce Wraps with Chile Peanut Noodles, Peanutty Udon Noodle Tofu Salad, Curry Coconut Peanut Sauce, Chicken Satay, Peanut Butter with Ovaltine, Peanut Butter Bananas, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies, and of course, the ubiquitous peanut butter sandwiches and peanut butter on a spoon! All so heavenly and all so satisfyingly delicious and nutritious! Signed, Proud Peanut-butter-holic

Cynthia Wakat says …

I grew up in a family of 10 very active kids. It took a lot of peanut butter to keep us from being hungry and it just flew out of our house. We loved peanut butter and, as adults, all of us still do. We all eat peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, peanut butter and apple or banana sandwiches, peanut butter on apples and pears, peanut butter cookies, peanut butter celery logs and peanut butter stirred into ice cream. Finding wonderful peanut butter at Whole Foods only made our love for it greater. If I won a case of peanut butter, I'd share it with family and friends close by and share some also with the local food pantry so other families with hungry kids could be less hungry for a while.

Nina Pohl says …

My all time favorite meal is a plump, crisp round waffle: Put butter all over the waffle, plop a sunny side up egg in the middle, spread peanut butter (smooth only - my preference), all over the top, except of course the egg, then top with warm maple syrup - not including the egg. Eat the waffle up to the egg and then break the yolk and it will saturate the egg shaped circle. Sheer heaven and no carbs, calories or fat .... YEAH RIGHT.

Erin Cottle Vilchez says …

I have eaten a PB&J sandwich every single day since I started Kindergarten. I just can't go a day without it! Recently, I ran out of jelly, so I used grapes instead, and it made for a wonderfully crunchy, sweet, and juicy lunch! My husband is from Venezuela, and I actually got to make him his first PB&J sandwich. He loved it, and I have pictures of him eating it! Now that we're both peanut butter lovers, we've taken jars of the good stuff to his family in South America. They all love it, and always take at least two jars of it back with them when they come visit!

Mila S says …

Personally I LOVE PEANUT BUTTER N BANANA GRILLED SANDWICHES...YUMMMM! But if I were to win the case of PB I would ship it to my son he is currently in the Air Force and tells me peanut butter is better than cash! It's the best bargaining chip ever for any trades you may wish to make.

carol block says …

I love asian peanut sauce on everything including stir fry, tofu, fresh vegies, and chicken. I also use it as a salad dressing. As you know it's great on bananas, but did you ever have fruit salad with a sauce made with peanut butter, cream cheese and maple syrup? Yum!!!

Eric says …

I would do what I do every day - put a large dollop of it on my morning granola and enjoy it with soymilk. Only I would have a case on hand rather than buying it once a week for the next three months from the Pasadena Whole Foods.

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