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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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Alicia Webster says …

I have three children under the age of four, so we could go through a case of peanut butter easily! Besides PBJs, we love to make asian noodles to which we add a dab of peanut butter for richness. We also eat peanut butter "lollypops" which is when I am too lazy to make the kids a snack, so I scoop a big dollop of PB on a spoon and hand it to them--they love it!

Beth says …

I am a mom of five. One is gone to college now with the other four at home. As for peanut butter, we LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it. It is an everyday staple at our house. We eat it on pancakes, sandwiches, and my favorite is to cut up an apple and spread some on each slice!

Nuee says …

Peanut butter is excellent when served "au naturale" on a spoon or as a apple wedge dip. I'm also a fan of the classic peanut butter and honey sandwich. Peanut butter also makes great thai peanut sauce for pad thai and satay! My whole family would enjoy the peanut butter.

Jean Barth says …

We love peanut butter in our house (I have a peanut butter and something - jelly, banana, etc- for at least one meal out of the day. What I do that my family loves: Peanut butter, oatmeal and mini chocolate chip cookies. I also put some chocolate chips in the food processor and add this to the batter so the cookies look mottled or tiger-striped. They are crispy and crunchy and just delicious. I also make peanut butter fudge torte. I make a dense brownie in a big round pan, cover it with peanut butter then pour warm ganache over the whole thing and let it set. I also make peanut butter mousse. I slice two sour cream chocolate cake rounds in half to make four rounds, layer it with the mousse and then slather it with ganache while it is still pliable. I have recipes if you want them!

Shari says …

I never really grew out of the obsession with peanut butter. I eat a pb and j nearly every weekday for lunch. It's inexpensive and nutritious. Paired with a tortilla, I can make quick quesadilla style desserts or roll it up for eating on the go. On the weekends I sometimes thin it out and spice it up as a sauce for Thai inspired dishes. Of course, I can't forget to mention dessert. Peanut butter has infinite applications in cookies, bars, pies, candies, and ice creams. After the peanut butter is gone the jars are perfect for storing leftover liquids in the fridge or the freezer. The bulk cans also make great containers for loose change, buttons, pens, crayons, beads, etc. The possibilities with a case of peanut butter and the containers are endless!

whit says …

i love peanut butter. not only is it one of my favorite things to eat, i have many fond memories involving my best friend and myself eating peanut butter straight from the jar. one day we were driving home on a back road in my little five speed, and i just couldn't wait any longer for my delicious peanut butter! so i drove the rest of the way home with the jar in my lap, dipping into the lovely peanut butter and making a royal mess. and that is what i always remember when i open a new jar, a beautiful summer day, great friends, and marvelous peanut butter! so, if i had a case of it, i would probably waste no time digging into it with a giant spoon!

Debbie Maxwell says …

I like crunchy peanut butter and maple syrup on 7 grain wheat bread.

Amy L says …

We love PB&J sandwiches, Peanut Butter on apple slices or celery stalks, with crackers, and my daughter even likes making a smoothie with frozen yogurt, chocolate syrup, and Peanut Butter. If I had a case of Peanut Butter I would bake LOTS of cookies!

Lisa says …

It's so easy to enjoy delicious WF peanut butter in so many ways! peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, peanut butter and banana toast, peanut butter in oatmeal or quinoa for bkfst, peanut butter chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter cookies, peanut butter on apples, celery, etc, peanut butter in stirfrys, satays, etc. Or just peanut butter out of the jar with milk!

Stefanie says …

I eat peanut butter once a day, almost every day. It is good mixed into oatbran and oatmeal. Some times I eat it on toast or just straight out of the jar. I find the all natural organic peanut butter tastes the best.

christina b says …

I luv a big scoop of BP in my yogurt, with a little flax seed and raw oatmeal on top. simple and filling.

Teresa says …

Thoroughly enjoy it!!!! Peanut butter is on my 'incredible' food list. On oatmeal, in shakes, on celery, in sandwiches, recipes and soooooo much more.

Ann says …

peanut butter on sweet potatoes for lunch!!!

joy Elliott says …

If I had a case of peanut butter this is all I would do: peanut butter dog biscuits I would make for my dogs, peanut sauce, peanut butter cake, peanut butter chocolate eggs for Easter, peanut butter cake, peanut butter bread, peanut butter banana chocolate chip muffins, buckeye candy, peanut butter fudge, peanut butter cookies and fudge and of course the PB and J sandwich. Have a Blessed Day Joy

Amanda says …

Peanut butter and banana sandwiches on whole wheat bread, preferably a little smushy and a few hours old. Hey, nostalgia doesn't need a reason.

Tricia brown says …

I love it on whole wheat toast

vlg says …

I would find the world's biggest spoon!

Gabrielle says …

I eat peanut butter and fruit spreads on whole wheat bread almost every single work day for lunch. I thrive on the peanutty goodness, the protein - it's my staple!

Antoinette Tomicki says …

I ate peanut butter and crackers as a child (not Ritz). The crackers were round, plain and unsalted with holes on the top.(Wish I could remember the product name!) Anyhow, today, I love bananas and peanut butter. Sometimes, I just take a tablespoon of peanut butter as a snack. Occasionally, I'll have a peanut butter and whole fruit jam on whole grain bread as a treat. I'd love to learn to cook with it too, especially some good, Asian-style recipes with noodles.....(and peanuts)...........mmmmmmmmm!

Jennifer says …

Oh, peanut butter I love you. Let me count the ways. Spread it on a piece of toast or apples. Stir it in my favorite breakfast, oatmeal. Whip up a batch of peanut butter granola bars. But best of all, grab a spoonful and savor the rich peanutty taste.

Natalie says …

My favorite way to enjoy peanut butter is on a spoon right out of the jar! I also love having it in oatmeal or bulgar for breakfast, or spread between a 365 duplex cookie!

Trogers says …

I love peanut butter! I like to make homemade peanut butter granola bars that I customize with some of my favorite organic ingredients. I also like it on a spoon out of the jar - yum!

Cate says …

I confess to having a full-blown peanut butter addiction. LOVE the stuff. And, I'm quite picky about which peanut butter I use. WF brand organic and Marantha remain locked in a tie for my affection. I start most days with two pieces of PB toast topped with granny smith apple slices, a drizzle of honey or agave and a generous sprinkle of cinnamon. Super yum!

Marianne Johnson says …

Yum....love peanut butter. I'd make lots of goodies, like peanut butter cookies with dark chocolate chips and peanut butter dog bisquits for our dog who loves peanut butter. My grown up (handicapped)son also loves his PB&J's and peanut butter on toast. I'd send some out to my daughter who just moved to Denver!!! I'm sure they're going to be eating cheaply for a while and she loves organic!

Dave says …

I think a better question is what wouldn't I do w/ a case of peanut butter? With it, I can have PB&J sandwiches, PB&Banana sandwiches, PB&Mayo sandwiches, it's great for getting gum out of your hair should you accidentally get it stuck in your hair, it's great w/ chocolate, I can add it to a stick of butter and have Peanut Butter Butter, most importantly it contains a good combo of protein and fats and just taste great. The list is endless.

Kristin C. says …

My little one likes to spread a little PB on her chocolate bunny cookies from Annie's.

PAULA says …

i would create many beautiful & heallthy treats to give to others...

nelson landis says …

peanut butter and vanilla ice cream ( with or without unsweetened coconut.

Robin Tiev says …

I just found out about this site and these good foods and would like to try some. thanks, Robin

Jayna says …

We love peanut butter on whole wheat toast for breakfast, and celery spread with peanut butter for snacks, but it also finds its way to the dinner table quite frequently. Soba noodles with carrots and tofu in homemade peanut sauce is always a hit for the whole family (picky 2 and 5 year olds included). And while it may sound odd, our African Pineapple Peanut Stew is another family favorite. No doubt we'd make lots and lots of peanut butter cookies, too! Yes, indeedy, we'd put a case of peanut butter to very good use....

Cynthia Busse says …

I love it mixed with raw honey, soaked and toasted almonds, and melted coconut oil and topping a spoonful on top of a banana with each bite! It's like eating an Almond Joy candy bar!

sher says …

i'm addicted to peanut butter; always have been, always will be. and now, of course, my kids are, too! besides the obvious (right out of the jar!), i enjoy peanut butter as part of a peanut noodles recipe. i also enjoy peanut soup, an african tradition that i first experienced when i was a little girl visiting Colonial Williamsburg. we had dinner at one of the historic taverns. i will never forget my first taste of peanut soup!!! i went home and tried to find a recipe and get my mom to make it. being a non-cook, she passed on the idea. :((( when i was old enough, i tried making it, and it was pretty delicious. i think i could make quite a few batches for my family with that much peanut butter. and of course, we would have some peanut butter cookies for dessert! YUM!

Bill says …

We make great cookies with ritz crackers and peanut butter. Spread Peanut butter between two Rizt crackers and dip to cover in melted chocolate with a bit of havey or whipping cream.. Refrigerate and enjoy after chocolate sets

Jennifer says …

I love WF crunchy PB two ways: (1) in the blender with some chocolate soy mild and a frozen banana--Delicious! and (2) spread over a warm piece of toast early in the morning!

Charlie Gillihan says …

Oh, the wonder of peanut butter! That creamy, crunchy, nutty wunderfood! How I love thee in the morning, the soulmate to that breakfast wonder fruit, Banana! Oh, and how you complement my oatmeal! I sweeten you with a little agave, then spice you up with cinnamon. And how you mingle with sweet raisins! At lunch, I love to indulge in your essence, that sweet delicacy, the PB&J. But what a shame to forget, the perfection of a spoon of you, added to last night's Thai leftovers! Snack time? Granola, apple, peanutbutter, oh my! And at dinner. Peanut butter, you can be so naughty sometimes, the way you seduce my taste buds with your cohort, coconut milk. A peanut curry turns me on in a hurry. At last, we've arrived at dessert, with nary a jar left in this delectable case of peanut butter. What shall I do with thee, my sweet, final lovely? A pie, perhaps, would suffice, but we all know where you truly belong - Chocolate! Who can resist your sweet song of peanut butter and chocolate, The food embodiment of the Sirens themselves! Strong Odysseus, bind his mouth as you may, would stand not a change against the calling of your kind. Peanut butter, my darling, I have given up resistance to your sweet temptation. Come with me my darling, and alas, a case of thee might yet make it a full night with me.

Claudia says …

I would use the peanut butter as glue/cement and build myself a life-size Cinnamon graham peanut butter house, then eat my way through it over a couple of months. The doorknobs would be apples, the windows would be panes of grape jelly, all the faucets would be bananas, you get the idea...

Natalie Padilla says …

When I want to be healthy, I'd spread a bit of peanut butter over some whole wheat toast with honey. When it's a celebration, I'd bake my vegan adaption of Martha Stewart's Cakey Chocolate Chip Cookies with flax seed & peanut butter! When I'm having a dinner party, I'd whip up some Thai food with my favorite peanut sauce. When I want to bond, just like my mother used to do with me, I'd share some delicious peanut butter straight from the jar... Every Whole Foods visit includes another purchase of my favorite creamy, healthy peanut butter... even on my student budget, I'll make sure to fit in this delicious treat for all my friends and housemates to share in!

Shauna Jo Casolari says …

A lot of peanut butter on celery!

Christine says …

we would have lunch all set for a year!

Renie Rodden says …

Oh my gosh!! Not only would I use this for my family, but we have a teen outreach group in my area that runs an afterschool program (totally on donations), and they definitely would benefit from this!

Kelly Douglas says …

Hi I love using peanut butter for sauces and noodles. It is also a great source of protein for us on meatless mondays or on fridays during the lenten season. In addition, my husband is diabetic and if he experiences low blood sugar, we always go for something with carbs and protein like peanut butter because it prevents his sugar from crashing back down like a glass of juice would. We love your stores, right now our nearest one is an hour and half drive from us, any chance or bringing one to Lancaster County, PA? Thanks!

Scarlet says …

In our household of 4, we could polish this off easily. We love it on sandwiches, in cookies, on ice cream, on crackers, on apples, on celery, and more!

lray says …

Oh what a bunch of great new ways to enjoy the best butter just from reading these comments. I would keep enough to try them along with the usual pbj sandwiches, smoothies, scoop plain or with a bite of dark chocolate. I would put an occassional scoop in my dog's Kong & watch her work at retrieving her treat. The best baker in the world, Mary, would get a few jars in hopes she would enjoy them & make great cookies to share. And I would have to share the rest with so many people I know that are having problems making ends meet these days. If any are left I would donate to the food pantry.

Theresa Beres says …

My husband is past wild about peanut butter (the rest of us eat it normally.) He eats it out of the jar with a spoon and I have to remember to buy his 2-3 jars each week (those are his, the rest of us have to have our own) so he won't go through withdrawal. A case would help alot!

lisa may says …

My favorite way to eat peanutbutter is with celery. My six year old and I dip the celery in and enjoy a snack together.But with this much peanut buttrer I could help many others, strangers, friends, and family alike.

Joan Elliott says …

We enjoy peanut butter on our homemade 12 grain bread every night with the big salad we have for dinner. For vegetarians, there's nothing like peanut butter!!!!!!!!!!

CW says …

Eat it! :)

Sheila Varden says …

I only eat natural peanut butter. The regular ones taste so sweet to me now.I love to put peanut butter in my ice cream!

Jerome Szymczak says …

I'd pull a few jars for myself (obviously) to eat on bread with jam, on bread with chutney and melted cheese, or (usually somewhere between 3 and 4 am) right out of the jar on a big spoon! The rest I would donate to our local food bank, where I volunteer and where we can always use organic, protein-packed items for those struggling to make ends meet.

TONY TANNAHILL says …

I LOVE ANY KIND OF PEANUT BUTTER !!! THIS IS A GREAT CONTEST !!

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