Peanut Butter and Banana Pie
This vegan and gluten free pie has a banana flour crust, a layer of dark chocolate pudding, a layer of bananas and a layer of peanut butter mousse! Photo: Courtesy of Edward and Sons

Peanut butter is very versatile and can be considered as an all-around snack. It has the power to make just about anything taste better which means it is good to eat in any form.

In the U.S., it is a big favorite that there is even a National Peanut Butter Day that is celebrated on March 1. In honor of the upcoming peanut butter month, below are 10 great treats that families can make for the kids.

1. Peanut Butter Cups

There are peanut butter cups that can be bought from the stores but making some at home is healthier because there will be no preservatives and other additives. Replace those store-bought treats with this classic recipe for one of the favorite treats.

2. Apple Peanut Butter Quesadillas

Kids who love apple and peanut butter will especially love this. It is a heavenly combination of the two goodies wrapped in wheat tortillas. Check out the recipe here.

3. Peanut Butter & Honey Balls

This is another perfect kids’ treat for the National Peanut Butter Day! It is so easy to make and only needs few ingredients. It is quick and easy enough for the kids to make plus it is healthy. Get the recipe here.

4. Peanut Butter S'mores

Give those traditional s’mores some spin by adding peanut butter for more flavor. There are two ways to do this too as you can leave out the chocolate and use peanut butter or just add them both as it will still taste so good. Enjoy this snack layered with goodness and here’s how to make it.

5. No-Bake Peanut Butter Flapjacks

Kids will love this and it will surely fill them up too if serve as a light afternoon snack. The best part is - it is nutritious and perfect for growing up kids. Make it by following the recipe here.

6. Mile-High Peanut Butter Brownie Pie

This is to die for as the lusciousness of peanut butter is combined with a sinful brownie to create a mouthwatering pie. Here’s the recipe.

7. Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Cookies are popular with kids but this one offers more than just a crunch and flavor. This is moist and chewy, unlike most cookies. The highlight is the peanut butter cups at the center to create the best treat. See the easy recipe here.

8. Grilled Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Jelly sandwiches are also popular with kids but adding some twists will make it more special. This has lots of peanut butter that is crispy on the outside and gooey inside. It is simple to make, get the recipe here.

9. Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Peanut butter mixed with salted caramel is heavenly and kids will surely crave more. This can be a substitute to cheesecake but easier to make. Here’s the easy recipe.

10. Chocolate-Peanut Butter Smoothie

This is really quick to make and can be prepared even if you are in a rush. It is a simple but delicious on-the-go snack that will satisfy that chocolate and peanut butter craving. Get the recipe here.

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