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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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Luke Swantek says …

I enjoy peanut butter 3 times a week in my PB&J sandwiches, in peanut butter cookies, and to make celery so much more awesome.

K Wood says …

I must say I am with the writers brother here! I love peanut butter! I have learned over the years to not eat it right out of the jar. (it gets your hands messy). Bannana Salads were always one of my faves. Basically bannana and lettuce. Dressing is: 1/2 cup peanut butter (smoothe) 1/4 cup Hains safflower mayo 1 tsp almond milk 1 tbl xylitol (stevia or cane crystals) Mix till creamy. Pour over your salad and enjoy.

Heather Dorland says …

Mmm! Fueled largely by a (case-sized) abundance of my favorite food, I'd love to spend a "chunk" of time backpacking through all of the countries I've yet too see, helping out where I can, and learning as much as my brain could take in! Peanut butter is the yummiest calorically-dense food in my book, especially when it's crunchy and organic. ;] Peanut butter makes an appearance everyday in my life as well, whether it's on fruit, in oatmeal or cereal, as the star in my delicious grilled peanut butter/agave nectar/banana sandwiches, or simply in a straight-up spoonful!

Andrea says …

I make myself PB&J a couple times a week. Also will nuke PB in the microwave then put it on ice cream - cheap and easy "Magic Shell"! My dogs *love* homemade treats, so sometimes I'll make treats with peanut butter for them. Oh, and our dogs *know* when we pull into our local (an hour away) Whole Foods parking lot - they have the saddest looks on their faces if there's no puppy treats in the shopping bag!

Becky Turney says …

I love peanut butter! If I won a case of peanut butter I would donate it to a local homeless shelter in my community that is close to my heart. I am a social worker and see the need for food and what tastes better, has protein, and an excellent shelf life? Peanut butter, of course! If I won I could make several people happy instead of just one! Thank you for your consideration, Becky Turney P.S. I would also send pictures of me dropping the peanut butter at the shelter for you to share with all of the fans!

jason says …

I would keep 2 jars for myself and the give the rest away for others to enjoy.

Jamie says …

I LOVE crunchy but never buy it because everyone else in my family hates it. I love to use it in Asian inspired dishes. My current gave includes just mixing w a little soy sauce, chili sauce and maybe green onion for an awesome peanut sauce!! Good as salad dressing or to dip chicken and blanched green beans/asparagus in!!

Gretchen says …

We eat PB on our weekly Saturday AM pancakes! My daughters also enjoy "stealing" Dad's PB toast in the morning when he's heading to work, our whole family LOVES peanut noodles, and, of course, PB cookies!! I would also share a few jars with our local food shelf, as I'm a social worker and we make regular donations. It helps my daughters grow up learning that we are part of community, and sharing our blessings is important.

Angela McFarlane says …

Love all things peanut butter! Good, old-fashioned PB&J sandwiches, LOVE soft peanut butter cookies, and I have introduced graham crackers with peanut butter and apple slices to my picky-eater son (who loves it!). I was recently introduced to oatmeal and peanut butter. At first, I thought, "ewwwwww!!" but now, I rarely eat oatmeal without it!

Wendy Withers says …

I have a vegan caramel coconut peanut butter pie that is to die for.

Sarah says …

Peanut butter is a staple in our household. My husband and I eat PB on fresh fruit as a dessert, my son eats it as most children do - with bread as a sandwich, and my daughter is hypoglycemic - PB has become a STAPLE in her diet. Whenever we go on a family outing or trip we stock up on peanut butter b/c it won't go bad and it's packed w/much-needed protein. We fill little Tupperware with it and she eats it w/a spoon...we pack saltine crackers and spread them w/PB. PB on celery as a snack...so many different ways to enjoy it!

Nikki says …

Our family loves peanut butter...including the dog! First, we would eat sandwiches with it. We all have a different style sandwich. One child eats just PB, another like the classic PB&J, hubby has to toast his bread, and me I recently tried agave instead of honey and yum! We also put it in protein shakes and in crepes with nutella and bananas! Maybe I would make the dog some homemade biscuits!

Alicia says …

Hmmmmmmm Yum Peanut Butter! Our family has several ways to eat it, that is to say we each have our favorite method. My daughter likes it in Peanut sauce we found the recipe on this website! My son likes it in a sandwich or spread on fruit, I like it in a PB&J taco made with a brown rice tortilla. The one way we all it eat thought is a peanut butter lollipop. When in a hurry and needing a quick flavorful snack we take a spoonful of peanut butter and eat it off the spoon! We call this a peanut butter lollipop!

bassy says …

Straight out of the jar. Melted, on top of frozen yogurt. On cinnamon raisin bagels.

LizaP says …

My kids are at the picky stage of eating, so they eat peanut butter toast in the morning, and pb & j sammies in the evening--Whole Foods 365 Everyday Value creamy peanut butter is our fave! It tastes great, plus it's low in sugar. So when they're being picky, at least I know they're eating something healthy.

Jennifer Welt says …

Peanut butter sandwiches! My favorite is a grilled creamy peanut butter on whole grain toast with bananas and bacon. Peanut butter and Nutella is a close runner up. And of course the basic peanut butter on a spoon closes out the top 3.

Jenny says …

I would send it to my friend who moved to the Dominican Republic to help people. PB costs so much there and he loves PB almost as much as Paige's brother, so whenever anyone comes to visit and they ask him if he wants anything special from the States, PB is his only request.

Laura Robeson says …

Peanut-butter is enjoyed ANY way! Bagels, crackers, chocolate, alone... It should be its own food group.

Michelle says …

I would make grilled peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, Ants on a Log, peanut butter cookies for the guys across the street, peanut butter cream cheese frosting for cupcakes, or I would just eat it straight with some celery! I love peanut butter!!!!

Jean says …

Oh my . . . what wouldn't I do with a case of PB?!?! We LOVE PB&J pancakes, PB and banana smoothies, PB oatmeal, PB cookies, PB&J pizza . . . oh YUM! I could go on and on . . .

Christine Jensen says …

I love to add peanut butter to asian style pasta dishes, it adds so much to the flavor! And of course, with 5 kids, we do a lot of PB and Js in our house.

Christal says …

I'd give it to the st. Bernard community center for their food pantry. They are ALWAYS in need of pantry items. A case of pb would be a great addition to the boxes they serve their clients with.

Angela Roehrig says …

My kids LOVE peanut butter! On sandwiches, On bananas on celery, and on a SPOON!! Their favorite sandwiches are banana and pb... and peanut butter ,lettuce and mayo. A case of organic would be more than AWESOME!!

Wendy J says …

I'd have to say one of my favorite ways to eat peanut butter is on pancakes with maple syrup... YUM! I also love the classic PB&J, and, of course, peanut butter cookies with milk! <3

Abby says …

I am much like your brother, but I'm an adult and I still eat peanut butter in some form every day. Basically, I like crunchy variety slathered on everything, but specifically I enjoy everything from chunky peanut butter cookies with peanuts to super peanut buttery blondies. Peanut butter is THE BEST.

Rachel Williams says …

Oh Peanut Butter, how do I love thee. Let me count the ways. I love thee from the first to the very last bite My soul and body is filled, and I feel just right For the ends of earth cannot limit the things That I can make with peanut butter and the joy that this brings I can make sandwiches but oh there's so much more We have cookies and candies and peanut butter smores I love thee with a passion in my cheesecake I think without peanut butter I would not bake.

summar ann says …

definitely lots of flourless peanut butter cookies with grape jam. peanut butter brownies are a favorite too with peanut butter frosting. my hubby would put some in with his morning cereal. lots of spoons of peanut butter, which may be the best way to eat peanut butter. also some savory dishes like peanut butter chicken satay that my friend makes. yum!!! we would love a case of peanut butter. did i mention peanut butter buckeyes? those would definitely get made too!

jason says …

I can relate to the writer's brother. And to this day, I have peanut butter on waffles for breakfast or make a pb and banana sandwich for lunch. Every day! I even sneak one in when making the kids lunches at night. mmmm....pb.

Shannan says …

PB Balls! Mix equal amounts...PB (crunchy is best), Dry skim milk, Honey. Put in fridge for atleast an hour... then roll into balls and cover with granola! YUM!

Courtney says …

What would I do with a case of peanut butter? Oh the possibilities are endless. From classic peanut butter chocolate chip cookies to a peanut butter swirl cheesecake, most of that case would be baked into something delicious. Of course I would eat a lot of PB&J sandwiches ;)

Paula LacKamp says …

I enjoy peanut butter almost daily! Love it on our homemade yeast waffles, peanut butter muffins, peanut butter popcorn, PB and banana sandwiches, in smoothies, or just a spoonful of it! Yum-ola!

Amanda Ayotte says …

3 things: gooey peanut butter toast, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and, most of all, peanut butter and banana sandwiches (still my favorite after all of these years!!!!)

Brian says …

thanks for the recipes!!! I love me some Peanut Butter!!!!!!!! I would make a nice spicy peanut sauce and maybe some satay... I would make some PB and Banana sammys and I would donate a bunch to the local food pantry Camp St. Ministries in Providence RI

Stephanie Krause says …

My husband and I have fallen in love with the Ginger-Peanut Soba Salad from the Jan/Feb WF magazine I picked up in-store. My husband literally said, "I would eat that salad everyday." And getting him to salads is not small feat.

Diane says …

Peanut butter and mayo sandwich!!

Amy says …

My husband can't believe my obsession with peanut butter. With a case of peanut butter I would eat it right out of the jar with a spoon, on toast, on apples and bananas, use it as a topping on ice cream, make cookies and peanut butter pie, as a dip for lettuce wraps. I've even used it to get band-aid "glue" off of my skin. If I had a case of peanut butter I wouldn't have to make so many trips to the grocery store to stock up. : )

Annette says …

It sounds a little elvis but I like a good bread with some peanut butter, sliced bananas and honey toasted in a frying pan for a few minutes so it gets crunchy, warm and a little gooey. Oh that is heaven.

NoraG says …

Peanut butter is good spread on waffles, maybe with a little agave nectar drizzled on top or with Nutella mixed in. :) I've also used it in Thai dishes... it's one of our favorite foods!

Brandi Jones says …

We love to cut a banana length wise and spread peanut butter on it for a snack and treat! Sometimes we add rice cereal on top of the peanut butter for a little crunch. Love Peanut Butter!

Hannah Pleasants says …

I love to make peanut butter cookies for my twins,friends and family!

Jane B. says …

I think I'd slather it on some apples and use it to make some Thai style dressing for stirfries or salads.

Kimberly says …

I'm happy to discover the Binghams, they sound like a fun bunch! Just like the 365 organic *crunchy* peanut butter! My preferred method is by way of a spoon! Better than candy! Thank you!

Vanessa R says …

My mother and I love peanut butter and we always made rice krispie treats with it when I was growing up. As I've aged, I've started tossing flax seed, macadamia nuts, even cocoa into the mix. It's delicious. We also used to grill our pb+j, or toss it in a skillet like a grilled cheese for a super gooey, warm version. I've always just called it a "Fried", which I know makes no sense! My mother still recalls my kid years, when I would beg her to make me Frieds for breakfast.

katie kowalski says …

We LOVE PB in our house. Growing upn if we wanted a snack-mom would send us to the cupboard for a spoon full of peanut butter. Later we discovered how throwing a couple chocolate chips on the spoon would double the treat! Today I mix a spoonful of crunchy all natural PB in with our oatmeal OR in a banana smoothie. Yummy- my son and I both love it! It also makes a great marinade for chciken and tofu. Mix it with OJ, Soy Sauce, fresh ginger and garlic. We could definitely put this to good use!

Jessica says …

I like to eat it spread over organic brown rice cakes with my breakfast for a great protein boost and to help keep me full until lunchtime! I also like to make PB sandwiches with sliced bananas and cinnamon. My mom and sister also both love it. My sister makes PB&Js all the time, and my mom loves Gluten Free PB cookies, since she can't have any gluten! We recently made a GF Banana bread loaf and spread organic peanut butter over each slice... YUM! Also if I got the case of PB I would be giving some to my chiropractor, since she's the one who got me started on eating organic and her family also LOVES peanut butter!!

Donna says …

I eat my peanut butter on Breton multi-grain crackers with Granny Smith Apples for a snack. And on Kashi waffles for breakfast. And on wheat bread with Smuckers sugar free strawberry jam for pbj sandwich. And on Low Fat Honey Graham Crackers for snack (as a special treat I sometimes melt a couple of squares of Hershey bar on it). Not all peanut butters are created equal - we have our chosen few - and we have to keep crunchy and creamy in our house because I am creamy and my husband is crunchy.

Meagn says …

I feel like homer Simpson when thinking about your 365 peanut butter (insert drooling) so it must be said...with a case of peanut butter I must bathe in it! Okay after I come to my senses i I won it I would have to share the wealth with local daycares. After working at a local daycare I noticed the lack of nutritionious snacks being offered such as sugary snacks and junk, being a nutrition major this was a horrible choice for the kids and the workers because of all the sugar highs and lows caused a lot of commotion! By offering organic peanut butter you offer the kids sustanible energy and protein to build strong bodies, teaching young kids about nutrition helps build a better and healthier future. Of course I must keep some for my little baby boy, Jonas who adores peanut butter just like his mommy infact my fav way to eat pb is mixed with frozen cool whip, believe me I ate a ton of that when I was pregnant and still do! Yum!

markzero says …

If I discovered I had a case of peanut butter, I think I'd self-medicate with a lot of jelly and chocolate. Just kidding, but I'm sure my sister and I would make a lot of peanut butter cookies and Thai-inspired food like the recipes you listed. Also probably some rolled oat peanut butter clusters and snack bars. Might even attempt making some peanut butter cups :)

Carla says …

My son lives on peanut butter. What's not to love? There are some days he won't eat anything but peanut butter, and at least I know he is getting protein somehow, someway.

Jane Ryan says …

Every Sunday I take a lunchbag full of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to the kids in my Sunday school class (our church meets for 3 hours). This year I have 6-8 kids so that's a lot of peanut butter and jelly. Sometimes I switch it around and bake muffins, using...yes! Peanut butter! LOL! The kids really appreciate this practice of mine as we snack after the first 2 hours. This may not be the most exciting way to use peanut butter but it's a failsafe standard and will never stop being so because just about everybody loves peanut butter! I buy organic everything, as much as I can afford to do so, and would appreciate beyond my wildest dreams a case of organic peanut butter.

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