6 Peanut Butter for Breakfast Recipes

By: Nikhita Mahtani

It's almost time to pack the kids up for school again, and that means making mounds of school lunches. But PB&J sandwiches can take you only so far. For a new twist on a classic ingredient that kids and adults love, look no further than the Peanut Butter series on FN Dish. For the next four weeks, we'll be giving you inventive recipes that let you incorporate peanut butter into all your meals — from breakfast to dessert — for the entire family. We're starting with the most-important meal of the day: breakfast.

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Photo by: Kat Teutsch

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1. For a new spin on the classic PB&J, try Giada De Laurentiis' Crepes with Peanut Butter and Jam on for size.

Photo by: Jackie Alpers ©2014,Television FoodNetwork, G.P.All Rights Reserved

Jackie Alpers, 2014,Television FoodNetwork, G.P.All Rights Reserved

2. Skip the store-bought granola and create your own healthy bars with this Peanut Butter Granola Bars recipe.

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bars in a cream colored dish

3. Instead of a boring old bowl of oatmeal, try a baked version with this Oatmeal Peanut Butter Energy Bars recipe.

4.  Bobby Flay's Peanut Butter French Toast "Waffles" with Mixed Berry Sauce is the perfect breakfast for those lazy weekend mornings.

RE0203 PB and J Pancakes

5. Skip the maple syrup and try a blackberry puree instead with  Sunny Anderson's PB and J Pancakes recipe.

6. Create an easy on-the-go breakfast staple with Ina Garten's Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars.

To learn how to make your own flavorful peanut butter without all the additives, click play on Alton Brown's video below.

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Alton ditches all the additives by making his own creamy peanut butter.
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