PB&J Recipes That’ll Help You Feel Like a Grown-Up

PB&J. Adult versions of your favorite childhood sandwich.
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Peanut butter and jelly is a classic combination that adults should really be eating more of. If you want to make something a bit more sophisticated than a school lunch style PB&J sandwich but still get to enjoy this amazing flavor combo, here are some more adult-appropriate peanut butter and jelly recipes.

Crepes With Peanut Butter and Jam

There’s no better way to feel fancy while eating peanut butter and jelly than to use them as filling for crepes, which are like pancakes’ more sophisticated older sister. This recipe from Giada De Laurentiis even adds some fresh fruit for a touch of healthy vitamins.

Homemade Peanut Butter and Jelly Cups

Okay, peanut butter and jelly might be seen as being for kids and peanut butter cups might be seen as being for kids, but when you make your own homemade peanut butter and jelly cups, they automatically become mature and impressive. This recipe from Handmade Charlotte will show you how.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Cheesecake

Cheesecake is a pretty fancy and impressive dessert to make all on your own, and adding peanut butter and jelly makes it taste so nostalgic and yummy that nobody will be able to resist it.