10 Perfect Peanut Butter Snack Recipes

10 Perfect Peanut Butter Snacks

There really is so much to love about peanut butter. It has such beneficial qualities – protein, fiber, and satisfying sweetness that can easily cure a bad day. It can be used to spruce up a bland lunch or top off a dessert in the most indulgent of ways. Today we’re showing off our favorite addition by featuring 10 perfect peanut butter snack recipes.

These work for everyone in the family and can easily become a new addition to a lunchbox or the best pick-me-up after a long day at work. Let’s have a peek, shall we?

Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Peanut Butter Energy Balls

To create these balls of joy, you only need three ingredients. There’s no baking involved and they’ll give you enough energy to start your mornings or put the right amount of pep in your step when you need some extra in the afternoons. The best part is that they fit a variety of dietary restrictions making them a versatile treat!

Nutritional Info: N/A

Find this recipe here: Beaming Baker

No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

There’s no baking involved with these bars either. The most novices of kitchen creators can whip up these crunchy and satisfying snacks. And it only takes three ingredients with this recipe as well: peanut butter, peanut butter baking chips, and cereal of your choice!

Nutritional Info: Calories 260 | Calories from Fat 140 | Total Fat 16g 24% | Saturated Fat 3 ½ g 17% | Trans Fat 0g | Cholesterol 0mg 0% | Sodium 190mg 8% |  Potassium 230mg 6% | Total Carbohydrate 22g 7% | Dietary Fiber 5g 19% | Sugars 7g | Protein 8g

Find this recipe here: Tablespoon.com

Apple & Peanut Butter Rings

Apple & Peanut Butter Rings

Here’s another easy snack to whip up right after school. They make a great addition to the kids’ homework routine or as a pick-me-up after your run around the neighborhood. We suggest using Granny Smith apples – although any others will do too!

Nutrition: Serving: 1apple slice | Calories: 125.6kcal | Carbohydrates: 12.9g | Protein: 3.5g | Fat: 6.8g | Saturated Fat: 1.5g | Sodium: 53mg | Fiber: 2.5g | Sugar: 7.2g

Find this recipe here: Cookin’ Canuck

Peanut Butter Granola Pinwheels

peanut butter granola pinwheels

Add some crunch to your peanut butter roll-ups. With a sprinkle of granola, you can add some extra fiber to the mix. You can even personalize these bites by adding a bit of jam, chocolate chips, honey, banana, or apple!

Nutrition: N/A

Find this recipe here: Taste of Home

Peanut Butter Banana Cups

Peanut Butter Banana Cups

Satisfy your sweet tooth and your afternoon munchies with these peanut butter banana cups. It will feel like you’re indulging in a bit of guilt but you don’t actually have to feel guilty. And the kiddos will enjoy them too!

Nutrition: Serving: 1each | Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 53mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 24IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg

Find this recipe here: Skinny Ms.

Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Make a batch of these to start your week! Grab them in the morning for a quick breakfast, pack them as a snack, or cut a bigger slice to satisfy your hunger for lunch when you just don’t have the time. It’s packed with good-for-you ingredients and it’s delicious too!

Nutrition: Serving: 1(of 12) Calories: 244kcal, Carbs: 26g, Protein: 9g, Fat: 14g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 13g

Find this recipe here: Well Plated by Erin

Peanut Butter Cup Snack Cake

Peanut Butter Cup Snack Cake

Make a snack cake when you’re feeling like the family needs a definite pick-me-up or you’re celebrating something special this week! A slice in the lunchbox or a slice with a cup of tea in the evening is the ultimate example of “enjoying the little things.”

Nutrition: N/A

Find this recipe here: Betty Crocker

Peanut Butter Ritz Bitz Churros

Peanut Butter Ritz Bitz Churros

Give your peanut butter Ritz Bitz a makeover! Add a bit of sweetness to their salty savoriness and turn this classic snack into something even better and more crave-worthy. It doesn’t take much but butter, vanilla, and brown sugar is definitely involved.

Nutrition: Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 519mg | Potassium: 52mg | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 710IU | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 0.3mg

Find this recipe here: Call Me PMc

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

What’s great about the no-bake trend is the kitchen novices can’t mess up. They can build their confidence instead. And these healthy, no-bake oatmeal bars (filled with peanut butter) are no exception to that rule.

Nutrition: Serving: 1bar | Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4.4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3.6g | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 15mg | Fiber: 2.7g | Sugar: 11.4g | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.5mg

Find this recipe here: JoyFoodSunshine

Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

This is another wonderful example of a peanut butter snack that can be used as the perfect grab-and-go breakfast bite or as an afternoon delight with some warm tea on the side. Whip these up with or without the banana addition (chocolate chips make a good mix in as well!).

Nutrition: Serving: 1Muffin | Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 203mg | Potassium: 238mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 0.8mg

Find this recipe here: Fox and Briar