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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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Architect mom says …

I'd give at least half of it to my nephew. He loves peanut butter! I would keep the rest because its a good, cheap way to fill up teenage boys and its a key ingredient in one of our favorite cookies: Resses Peanut Butter cup cookies YUM!

Kim Camous says …

Keep my family happy!! My oldest daughter and her Dad are Chunky Peanut Butter Fanatics and the youngest and I love our smooth! The answer to 'what do you want for breakfast?' each day is PB Toast and 'what do you want for lunch?' is PB and Jelly. A case of peanut butter would make the girls happy because when Mom forgets to buy it - tragedy has befalled on the Camous residence!

Ava Paracsi says …

I would make tons of cookies as well as have peanut butter and jelly sandwiches-maybe second to grilled cheese. Love it to bits!!!!!!!

Heather Armstrong says …

peanut butter is so good it'll make your tongue slap your brain!! I would give some, keep some, share some, and eat some...it is just too stinkin' good!

MK says …

A big, fat Kosher dill pickle sliced lengthwise on a sandwich with peanut butter makes a great snack anytime.

Cheri says …

My kids love rhe classic BP&J sandwich and a friend just gave me a delious peanut butter chocolate chip cookie recipe (I will have to compare to yours). But hands down, my favorite peanut butter recipe is for a peanut butter bar cookie that I have been making since my kids were young. Of course my mom used to make a chocolate covered peanut butter ball when I was little that was mighty good. Yum, makes me hungry just thinking about it. I think I will make one this weekend. Thanks

Will says …

A little peanut butter and soy sauce makes the greatest asian dipping sauce ever. Especially for those homemade springrolls. Cut up some red bell pepper, shave off some ginger, and mix soy sauce and Peanut Butter in. Pour that over cooked spaghetti and add the free range meat of your choice. Serve with spring rolls. Welcome to heaven. But I will be honest, peanut butter on toast is one of the greatest and simplest pleasures there is.

Michelle Hogan says …

If I had a case of peanut butter I would probably go and get stranded on that deserted island I imagine myself on when asked "If you were stranded on a deserted island and could only have one thing to eat, what would it be?". It's peanut butter, always has been. But, here in the states, I love to melt it and drizzle it over vanilla ice cream. Yum!

Emma says …

Peanut butter in oatmeal is the best! Especially if you throw in some chocolate chips or jam.

Tracy T says …

We go through peanut butter in our house like crazy! We use it for dipping apple wedges into, a multitude of sandwiches - with or without jam, making peanut sauce for noodles, peanut butter toast, peanut butter cookies, and for stirring into hot rice with a few dashes of gluten-free tamari. My husband alone eats at least 2 peanut butter sandwiches *daily*. And, sometimes, just scooping out a big spoonful to savor is all you need. :)

Mel says …

My husband and I used to be long-time Whole Foods shoppers, but alas, economic hard times have put a dent in that. A case of organic peanut butter would put us in protein paradise as a primary foodstuff, and as an addition to homemade sauces, soups, and baked goods of many kinds. A few examples of things I've done with peanut butter recently: - as an ingredient in a sauce for freshly picked fern fronds; - as an ingredient in an Asian peanut-slaw dressing recipe; - as an ingredient in a West African vegetable soup recipe; - as an ingredient in protein shakes; - as a filling for chocolate sandwich cookies; - as a topping on broiled, buttered bagel slices (mini "toast" rounds) - then topped with fresh banana slices; - melted into a cup of steaming hot cocoa, with a dash of powdered chili pepper; - spooned onto vanilla ice cream; - spooned onto shredded wheat with diced fresh mango and raspberries; - stirred into hot oatmeal or quinoa with dried banana chips and shredded coconut; - melted onto hot steamed broccoli or sauteed collards & onion with a twist of lemon jc & zest; - spread plain on multi-grain bread, topped with chopped dried apricots - straight off the spoon!

Britta says …

most mornings I eat peanut butter and mom's homemade jam on toast...its the best.

Julia says …

I would take it to work (I'm a school counselor) and give it to kids who probably need it. And, of course, I would keep one for myself =)

Stefanie says …

What an amazing prize, because I am the biggest peanut butter fan on the face of the planet. If I had a whole jar, I would probably just sit and eat it with a spoon. But, I also love peanut butter on apples, on waffles, and mixed in with cereal, popcorn, and oatmeal. So far, everything tastes better with peanut butter, delicious!

Shaunna says …

MMMMM!!! Peanut butter cookies! And sandwiches. And wraps with honey. And peanut butter fudge. And peanut butter bread. And more cookies. And give the dogs a spoonful so we can watch them eat it and laugh. And more sandwiches. And probably have to look up new recipes with that much peanut putter in the house! But with 5 of our 12 kids at home still, it probably wouldn't last all that long anyway! They LOVE peanut butter!!! :c)

Kim says …

I like scooping up peanut butter (crunchy) with Granny Smith apple wedges.

CeCe Carson says …

As much as we LOVE peanut butter in our house (on & with everything & even all by itself on a spoon), if I won a case of peanut butter, I would donate it to our local food bank. It is a fabulous source of protein & would fill so many hungry bellies!

Trish @IamSucceeding says …

Oh I love PB a LOT o ways. I love it in my oatmeal in the morning. I love having it on an english muffin and topped with some dark chocolate. I love it on a PB and strawberry sandwich. I love it to dip my apples in. I love using it in my Thai Tofu recipe. I love it just on a spoon all by itself!

francine provencher says …

I was a fussy eater as a child, and peanut butter sandwiches were one of the few foods I would eat. When I was pregnant, I found myself eating peanut butter straight out of the jar, so much so that I finished a 3 pound jar (from the military commissary) in 6 days!! My daughter was a fussy eater like me and would eat only a few foods, one of which was peanut butter sandwiches. Now she has a son who is a fussy eater, and guess what? He will eat peanut butter AND JELLY sandwiches!! I guess boys aren't as fussy as girls!!

Caitlin says …

Peanut Butter might be the reason I get through my days! I LOVE it and I eat it ALL day long! My favorite thing to make with peanut butter is these super delicious peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip cookies....everything yummy in one GIANT cookie! I also LOVE LOVE LOVE Thai chicken pizzas and peanut butter is the base for a delicious that pizza sauce:)

Jenny says …

I buy 6 jars of peanut butter from Whole Foods at a time because the nearest store to me is 3 hours away! A case would of peanut butter? I'd feel like I'd died and gone to heaven!!

Vickie Collins says …

I would make all the peanut butter cookies and peanut butter fudge, peanut butter toast , and peanut butter and jelly sandwichs that my family and I could possibly consume!! To me basic is best!! Can't get enough of it! Also peanut butter on crackers!! Mmmmmmmmmmmm!

Manuela says …

I am probably just as obsessed as your brother when it comes to peanut butter. I have at least one a day!! I can't say that I have any new fangled recipe or anything like that, I am a basic girl and just love a good ol' peanut butter sandwich, sometimes with jelly, but never with fluff!

njanehair says …

I spread my no-stir organic peanut butter (smooth or chunky, I like variety) on Suzie's Kamut Puffed Cakes. I pack a layer of organic seedless grapes (preference: red) on top. A more healthy, not-too-sweet peanut butter & jelly snack!

Catrina McFate says …

I use peanutbutter to make cookies, peanutbutter and ginger ice cream, peanut sauce for stir fries, and plain out of the jar into my mouth. mmmm

Kory says …

I keep it pretty simple with my PB & Honey. Wheat bread, peanut butter, slivered almonds, honey, and thinly sliced bananas (length wise). Do it in that order so the almonds stick to the peanut butter and the honey runs down in between the almonds.

sara says …

I like to enjoy peanut butter scooped out on a spoon! It is also yummy on a fresh piece of toasted whole wheat bread!! Our family of 7 LOVES Peanut butter!!

Kelly Kacerovskis says …

The best way to eat peanut butter is right out of the jar with a spoon....sometimes I use a fork or knife.

Marie M says …

I'm pretty much obsessed with peanut butter, and whole foods peanut butter is so affordable and delicious. Honestly, I just like eating it straight from the jar on a spoon. My other favorite way to eat peanut butter is smeared on a ripe banana. You can't beat banana and peanut butter!

Monica Nowac says …

OOh I love PB. My fav way to eat it is in oatmeal. I make a big bowl most mornings and stir in a tbsp. of PB. Yum.

Michele Dinsmore says …

With a family of peanut butter lovers, I have often said, that in a pinch, I could put a jar of peanut butter and four spoons on the table and we would have dinner. We enjoy peanut butter at every meal. For breakfast, we add a couple tablespoons of peanut butter to smoothies and oatmeal, or melt it in the microwave for a minute and stir it into plain or vanilla yogurt and then top it with fruit and gluten free granola or use it as a dip for apple slices. Peanut butter spread on waffles drizzled with maple syrup is another favorite. My four year old, who will eat next to nothing, frequently requests banana slices topped with peanut butter for breakfast. For lunch, we enjoy the traditional pbnj, ants-on-a-log, or peanut butter on graham crackers. We even enjoy peanut butter at dinner. We mix it with soy sauce to dress noodles, add a little rice vinegar and use it as salad dressing, or a marinade for chicken. When added to crushed tomatoes, squash and black-eyed peas, peanut butter becomes a sauce for a yummy African-style vegetarian stew. Mix with sauted onions and peanut butter becomes a unique sauce for (Dakota) pork chops. If we won a case of peanut, it surely would not last very long!

Priscilla Rivera says …

My favorite sandwich is PB and sliced banana! I made the G-F cookies for Xmas, they were delicious. I want to try it in pancakes next. My dog loves PB, I share with her. PB is a good source of protein for young and old kids! All PB is definitely Not the same! The grocery/mass market stuff is full of sugar and "other" oils, strangely tasteless.

Jenna Vella says …

A case of peanut butter would last a family (or anyone) a very long time. We love peanut butter in our home...one of our favorite treats is peanut butter and bananas spread atop toast or crackers. What I would do with a case of peanut butter is drive down to our local Whole Foods and buy a ton of bananas and then drive to our local Food Bank and spread it on them.

Toni Randall says …

I would donate the case of peanut butter to our local food bank - there are so many people in need in our community and peanut butter is an excellent source of protein. If selected, I would purchase five additional cases of Whole Foods peanut butter for the food bank as well as get all the agents in my real estate office to contribute more, more, more. We are so fortunate to be making a living and we have a responsibility to help those less fortunate than we.

Lisa says …

On whole wheat toast with honey, for breakfast!

Cynthia says …

Peanut butter is delicious in soups. Here is a recipe I call, Good for the Milk Soup. 1 butternut squash 3 or 4 sweet potatoes onions garlic 2 yellow squash 2 green zucchinis 1 big can of tomatoes 1/2 c of peanut butter 1 cup uncooked barley handful of peanuts paprika pepper salt lemon one can of coconut milk Saute onions, garlic and butternut squash. Add sweet potatoes and vegetables. Add tomatoes. Add 2 canfuls of water. Let cook until everything is almost soft then add barley. Cook for 15 more minutes. Add PB, coconut milk and peanuts. Spice it up! You can also use quiona or rice in place of barley. I would also make my Vegan Tagalong cookies. This my first cookie recipe ever. 1 cup margarine 1 TB molasses 2 TB maple syrup 1.5 c sugar 1.5 to 2 c flour 2 t vanilla 1 t salt 1 t baking powder Cream margarine, and sugar until creamy. Add molasses, syrup and vanilla. Then add baking powder, salt and flour. Add flour slowly so you don't add too much. Consistency should be a bit wet and crumbley. Make round disks. And place in oven on 350. Cook for about 10 to 12 minutes. Let cookies cool. Now it's time for the peanut butter filling. 1 cup peanut butter 1.5 cup powdered sugar .5 cup margarine cream together and spoon on top of cookies Now time for the topping! one bag chocolate chips .5 cups maragine .5 cups soy creamer or milk substitute. I used hemp milk since it's creamy. Melt maragarine and soy creamer in double boiler. Or just use a glass bowl over a pot over water like I did. When that is all melted and nice and simmering add the chocolate chips. Stir until creamy. You want to coat the cookies when the chocolate is still warm because it will harden when cooled. The cookie coating is more like a ganache than the girl scouts version. But chocolate and peanut butter how can you go wrong? I have so many desserts, sauces and entrees that I could make with peanut butter! And who could go wrong with the traditional PB and jelly?

Chris says …

The best way to enjoy peanut butter is: Grill a hamburger and top it with about a tablespoon of peanut butter ( the heat from the burger will help melt it) and some slices of bread and butter pickles. I call it a PeanutBurger!! To die for it is so delish!!!

Brian says …

Wow! Where do I start? Here is the list of what I CURRENTLY consume in regards to peanut butter, and yes, I have AT LEAST one of these DAILY- Peanut butter banana bread- carrots dipped in peanut butter- spoonful of peanut butter- peanut butter in my apple pie crust- peanut butter on my oatmeal- peanut butter and apples- peanut butter, banana and honey used as a bread dip- peanut butter chocolate squares- peanut butter earth ball- peanut butter and milk- peanut butter and coconut milk- And on and on... It's one food my fiance rags me about because everything I eat taste like it has it added. At least I don't have to worry about her eating it :0 ps. I have a pic of me in front of the 'Peanut Butter Factory' in TX. I was so excited I made her take a pic with me! Thanks! for listening to the peanut gallery!

Heather Hicks says …

On a spoon. Preferably honey roasted. Sometimes unsalted creamy.

Angelique Fabozzi says …

Peanut butter cookies, apples with peanut butter, anything Asian with peanut sauce. The real question is, what can I not add peanut butter to.

Hannah says …

put it in smoothies,sandwiches,cookies, add honey and eat by the spoonful :)

cookie cinquemano says …

so many ways...but esp on whole wheat fresh bread or rice cakes. it is my fav thing to drop off at our local food pantries, so pick me and i'll share my case with the Greater BR Food Bank!

Marie says …

I LOVE my peanutbutter without partially hydrogenated oils. IN the morning 1 TBLS. on 12 grain bread. mmm good! mid morning snack a spoonful. Occasionally peanut butter and Jelly sandwich sprinkled with flax seed!

Alex McCoy says …

I would eat it with a spoon. There is nothing like the taste and texture of pure unadulterated peanut butter. It brings comfort like nothing else! Of course, it is great in cookies, cake, cakeballs, brownies, on English muffins or any breadstuff, and makes great sauces... for instance on a wilted lettuce salad (a fellow student from Yemen made for me)

Melissa M. says …

Peanut butter is great on a piece of Rudi Honey whole Wheat bread with honey. Add a glob for delicious cookies. I love it on apple slices. Also, it is star ingredient is pad thai. My childhood favorite is spreading it think on crackers. I love you peanut butter!

Jana VanDenBerghe says …

I love making peanut butter and agava nectar sandwiches. I also use peanut butter in a fabulous vegan no bake cookie. Yum!

Mary says …

A spoonful straight out of the jar is my favorite way to eat peanut butter. Peanut butter and banana sandwiches with raisins is my second favorite. Is there truly a way that peanut butter is not delicious?

Martha says …

I love Whole Foods organic Peanut Butter. I put it on vanilla ice cream with fresh strawberries and roasted almonds. Yum! I make Peanut Butter and honey sandwiches when I'm running errands with the kids. It travels very well and doesn't have to be refrigerated. We love it. I spread a generous amount of it on an Ezekiel sprouted grain tortilla and cover it with roasted almond slivers and raisins. I roll it up and cut it into bite size pieces which a carry in a sandwich bag for a great snack on the go. The possibilities are endless. I could really use a case of peanut butter!

Ashley says …

My favorite way is to use peanut butter to replace the butter in your black bean brownie recipe! I put in about a cup of room-temp PB instead of 2/3 cup butter (for a doubled recipe), and mmmm! It takes like peanut butter cup brownies! Too yummy. :)

nelson landis says …

Some organic, no sugar, no nothing, just peanuts, peanut butter and plain yogurt to start the day. Breakfast of champions!Peanut butter and steel cut oat oatmeal. Peanut butter and celery sticks for "paper work snacks" at work, or peanut butter and cabbage or even better peanut butter and Chinese cabbage. Peanut butter satay sauce on grilled chicken strips for dinner. Peanut butter all day long!

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