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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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Patty says …

My kids like it on sandwiches or with apples, but their favorite way is just by the spoonful!

Anna Kim says …

Peanut butter sandwiches w/sliced bananas are my favorite. What can I say, Elvis had good taste!

Derek Berg says …

I love some great fluffernutter sandwhiches as well as homemade peanut butter fudge, and on top of ice cream, and on fruit, and .....

Sarah says …

I love peanut butter... I mean, I really love peanut butter. Try it in an ice-cream-free banana split! Slice up a banana, add a spoonful of peanut butter, some chocolate sauce and top with whipped cream. Mix it up and you've got a quick and delish dessert! Mmmm!

Monika Star says …

I simply get 2 pieces of a yummy dark chocolate and put that yummy 365 Everyday Value Organic Peanut Butter in between. Simple & Quick! Hope I win , so I can serve it on my upcoming wedding at home.

Cassiday P says …

My most popular cookie recipe with friends is peanut butter cookies. The unique part is that the recipe takes a WHOLE jar per batch, and therefore they are called "The Whole Jar Peanut Butter Cookies". People LOVE them and I LOVE to make them for friends!!

Cindy says …

Yum! Share with others! Then, make my organic brown rice cake sandwiches for lunch, make peanut butter cookies with chocolate chips, make my Asian peanut sauce, make peanut butter dog treats . . .

K says …

I'd love to make peanut butter cookies, or use it for Thai-type dinners with peanut sauce, yum!

Sally says …

I have always loved peanut butter and love to mix it in my milkshakes. I also like peanut butter on crackers and with honey on sandwiches. My sons have a peanut butter sandwich every day.

Dawn W. says …

lOVE THE 365 Peanut butter. I use it for smoothies, sandwiches, tofu noodle saute, cookies, and right out of the jar lol. It rocks. I would die for a case. Not to mention the price is right.:)

Candace Medina says …

Give me a spoon, a banana and a jar of peanut butter and I'm in heaven smothering the banana in it.

Jhanna Dawson says …

WOW, a CASE?! Needless to say, there are loads of ways to present peanut butter, especially the smooth version. The obvious ways to start are sandwiches, on celery, and cookies. I even worked a catering once where the wedding cake was a peanut butter cake! But I think with a case, I'd start getting creative and look for recipes that call for peanut butter. I'm sure I'd expand my menu options and would end up with some great recipes that I would keep around. All about thinking outside the peanut butter jar! However, with as blessed as my life is, I'll be honest with you. I'd keep a few jars and give the majority of the case over to the food bank, or WIC, or some other organization so others may actually eat a nutritious peanut butter as opposed to the additive filled junk they now distribute. Thank you Whole Foods!! With Gratitude, Jhanna Dawson

beskeie says …

For me its as simple as peanut butter on 100% wheat bread with a few globs of honey. mmmmm. mmmmm. good!

Jason says …

I like it on a spoon right out of the jar. Wash it down with a swig of milk.

Amanda J says …

Oh, there's so much that CAN be done with a case of peanut butter, but I would definitely add the following to the peanut butter to-do list: peanut butter chocolate chip cookies peanut butter blondies peanut satay sauce adding PB to some smoothies adding PB on top of my non-dairy ice cream sundaes ants-on-a-log apple slices with PB PB in oatmeal I would donate some of the jars to the local food bank, too, because really -- 2 people and 1 full case of PB?!

Jessica says …

I work at a college, so I'd love to do care packages for students that work for me with a loaf of homemade bread, a jar of homemade strawberry jam and a jar of peanut butter.

Nanette Labastida says …

Peanut butter stirred into Oatmeal with a bit of maple syrup and cinnamon is my hands down fav and beet pre run breakfast, and now i've got my 8 yr old son obsessed with it. When i'm having cravings and no desert, i get a spoonful of peanut butter and stick it in a bowl of vegan chocolate chips so they get all embedded, mmmm, ok need that now. Chocolate soy milk, banana, peanut butter smoothies also rule

Terry says …

I love Peanut Butter! It is so filling and yummy. I've had it on wheat bread, with bananas on wheat bread (apparently so did Elvis), in oatmeal, peanut butter and jelly. The thing I learned is not all Peanut Butters are the same! When you look at the vitamin/nutrient content of "Natural" vs "Organic", Organic is much more chock full then Natural, at least for the Smuckers brand. ALWAYS read LABELS!!!!!

Steve says …

My family makes peanut butter blossom cookies - amazing.

Caiti says …

I eat so much peanut butter it's outrageous! I eat it on bread, on PB & J sandwiches, with oatmeal, in cookies, in candies, in smoothies, straight off the spoon... I've even tried making my own at home (I was not wildly successful)!

Kelsey says …

I learned the best sandwich ever from my father and haven't looked back since - peanut butter, banana, honey, and potato chips. Yummy! Peanut butter is also my dog's favorite thing in the world, and I've got a great peanut butter dog treat recipe.

Michelle says …

I would take it to my family in Cuba. They can't get peanut butter where they live, so when I visit, I always bring some.. and they LOVE it! (imagine how much better peanut butter would taste if you couldn't have it whenever you wanted)

Kim says …

I would 1st eat it with a spoon right from the jar. 2nd peanut butter and chocolate milkshakes 3rd eat with a spoon again...

Lori Graham says …

I have loved Peanut Butter for all of my life and would have to share some yummy PB recipes with my friends if I had a case of it! My favorite way to eat PB is on bananas. I also enjoy some Peanut Butter on Toast every morning. And, oh, Peanut Butter cookies are the finest around! For a late night snack I like to dip cheese crackers in Peanut Butter. A case of Peanut Butter would definitely NOT go to waste around here!

cate donoghue says …

As a vegetarian, I love peanut butter! For myself, I have peanut butter, silk soymilk, toasted carob powder and peanut butter smoothies with extra stuff like hemp and wheatgrass added in. Other faves are: peanute butter, banana and strawberry smoothies, peanut butter, apple and cinnamon sandwiches, peanut butter, banana and cinnamon sandwiches, peanut butter in sauces like curries, pancakes with peanut butter, applesauce and sour cream, a heaping spoon of peanut butter before bed to keep blood sugar in check :) Now, I also have 5 dogs - 3 german sheps, a siberian husky, and our latest rescue is a rottweiler. They all LOVE peanut butter. It goes in kongs, gets mixed in to make frozen "pupsicles" of yogurt, peanut butter & carob. And of course, when they watch me make anything with peanut butter, I end up grabbing a scoop of it and doling out "bites" to them all! I bet we could easily go through a case :)

Theresa says …

I have 4 teenagers, and I think a case of peanut butter would last us, oh, about a month! They love making PBJs for lunches, with mom's homemade strawberry jam, of course. Then there is peanut butter on apples, bananas, waffles, celery...everything is better with peanut butter!

Chris Henderson says …

My favorite way to eat peanut butter is on a sandwich with one of my homemade jams or jellies. Sometimes I add bananas too! I like peanut butter on saltine crackers, celery or rice cakes too!

Megan says …

Cookies, ants on a log, smoothies, drop a tablespoon in some hot steel-cut oatmeal, on a spoon right out of the jar, in Asian sauces, combined with crushed berries instead of jelly on a sandwich. I <3 peanut butter!

Magdalena says …

I use peanut butter with oyster sauce for speedy peanut noodle sauce for lunches - it's great with frozen corn or peas stirred in. And of course it's nice on toast, especially brioche.

Molly Helm says …

Ah, peanut butter, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways... On wheat toast in the morning, as a sandwich at noon, in a yogurt smoothie as an afternoon pick-me-up and in Thai dishes for dinner. What I really love is that having peanut butter in my pantry helps me feed my family well and gives me more time to run--it's so easy to cook with PB!

N.Wisner says …

Not my recipe, but what I would do with a case of PB... Buckeyes Ingredients 1 1/2 cups peanut butter 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 6 cups confectioners' sugar 4 cups semisweet chocolate chips Directions 1.In a large bowl, mix together the peanut butter, butter, vanilla and confectioners' sugar. The dough will look dry. Roll into 1 inch balls and place on a waxed paper-lined cookie sheet. 2.Press a toothpick into the top of each ball (to be used later as the handle for dipping) and chill in freezer until firm, about 30 minutes. 3.Melt chocolate chips in a double boiler or in a bowl set over a pan of barely simmering water. Stir frequently until smooth. 4.Dip frozen peanut butter balls in chocolate holding onto the toothpick. Leave a small portion of peanut butter showing at the top to make them look like Buckeyes. Put back on the cookie sheet and refrigerate until serving.

Scott Hertzman says …

Me, the PB, a spoon and a "do not disturb" sign.

Jym says …

Peanut butter cookies, Thai peanut sauce, Szechuan spicy peanut sauce, or spread on apple slices for breakfast,

Jennifer Palazzolo says …

YUM! Peanut butter cookies:) Peanut butter on apples & celery. One of my favorite things for breakfast is a Kashi Waffle with peanut butter and sliced bananas!

Jennifer Galey says …

I spread peanut butter on toast and then spread a mashed up banana on top.

vswilliamson says …

Are you kidding? I eat it with bananas and brown sugar smeared over egg toast. My dog loves it with his milkbones.

Laura Baird says …

I would make lots of no-bake cookies.

Tracy says …

I would donate it to Central VA Food Bank for their Kids Cafe, because most kids love PB&J and it's packed with protein!

Amy says …

I've got two kids, so peanut butter is definitely a staple food in our house. I've done variations of a satay or curry sauce like the one above many times. Some garlic, curry, ginger, soy sauce...yum. I've used a version of that sauce with tofu, chicken, beef, even scrambled eggs, whatever vegetables I've got on hand served over rice or noodles. It's a healthy, tasty and quick meal. For snacks my kids like peanut butter on crackers, or with apple slices for dipping. And don't forget "Ants on a Log" peanut butter in celery with raisins!

Erica says …

Grilled Peanut Butter and Jelly and Peanut Butter Quesadillas (with or without chocolate chips!)

Amy Smith says …

Peanut butter and crackers is still a favorite snack. I love it on apples too. Actually, I go through a lot of peanut butter at my place becuase I feed it to my backyard birds. They love it!

christine ackaway says …

I would share a jar with all my loved ones who eat that yucky peanut butter with hydrogenated oils because I don't think you have lived till you have enjoyed all natural peanut butter. There is some in my belly right now~yummmmm.

Kim Trivette says …

I like to dip apple or pear slices and baby carrots in peanut butter. Or, I will slice a banana down the middle and spread peanut butter over the sliced side. Kim T.

Janelle Severson says …

I'd make peanut butter ice cream! YUMMY! BTW, Peanut Butter is my father-in-law's favorite food staple. ;)

Lisa Hejny says …

My dog would go berserk over a case of peanut butter. (So would my husband, by the way!)

Kristi says …

I love peanut sauce on noodles, and I love sharing peanut butter cases :-) with families in need.

Shannon Wampler says …

I would like to say that I would use it in some cute recipes, but really what always ends up happening (especially after I gave up processed sweetened PB for the real stuff and ended up loving it) is I just eat it out of the jar with a spoon. And sometimes my fingers.

Fair Trade says …

What would I do with it... give it to someone who doesn't live near me! I know it's good stuff but I've never liked it - even though I like peanuts and I like butter! But I'd love to know more about their Sesame crop :)

Courtney says …

I LOVE baking. I have at least 5 cookies recipes along that I would love to bake for people. I also have a new vegan cake cookbook that has some peanut butter recipes. If I had a case of peanut butter, I would spread the love. My friends would thank you!

Jill Theriot says …

My 6 year old son eats PB&J EVERY SINGLE DAY!! He lives on it! I am always buying peanut butter! It is truly a staple in our house!

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