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Happy National Peanut Butter Day! Here Are 17 Recipes To Celebrate The Occasion

January 24th is National Peanut Butter Day, otherwise known as our favorite excuse to eat the world's creamiest guilty pleasure. This year, we're partnering with Multi Grain Cheerios Peanut Butter to celebrate with 17 recipes starring — you guessed it — peanut butter, from the permissible to the super-indulgent.

So read on for our best suggestions on how to honor this amazing ingredient on its special day. Then let us know in the comments how you're planning to celebrate.

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  • Chocolate-Peanut Butter-Banana Smoothies

    Chocolate soymilk, peanut butter and banana — whipped into drinkable form — make for a nutritious way to get your peanut butter fix. <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/chocolate-peanut-butter-banana-smoothies/dc8ae869-a7d5-4bc0-9d8d-1ec18f35914c?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549">Get the Chocolate-Peanut Butter-Banana Smoothies recipe</a>

  • Hungry Girl's Freezy PB Crunch Scoops

    One scoop of these babies has just 170 calories (45 calories from fat). Prep Time: 10 Min | Start to Finish: 40 Min | Makes: 2 servings <a href="http://www.cheerios.com/Articles/Multi-Grain-Cheerios-Peanut-Butter-A-Hungry-Girl-Favorite">Get Hungry Girl's Freezy PB Crunch Scoops recipe</a>

  • Whole Wheat Waffles with Honey-Peanut Butter Drizzle

    Peanut butter for breakfast, too? Yes, please. Prep Time: 35 Min | Total Time: 35 Min | Servings: 8 <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/whole-wheat-waffles-with-honey-peanut-butter-drizzle/583f7dd1-a5d9-4ec0-a28b-557ba5327b7e#?st=6&term="peanut butter"&ps=9&pi=9#?st=6&term="peanut butter"&ps=9&pi=9?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549">Get the Whole Wheat Waffles with Honey-Peanut Butter Drizzle recipe</a>

  • Double Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cupcakes

    If you love all-scratch baking, this recipe is for you. These seemingly indulgent cupcakes are actually only 150 calories a-piece. Sprinkle with powdered sugar for an extra-special look. Prep Time: 20 Min | Total Time: 1 Hr 10 Min | Servings: 12 <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/double-chocolate-peanut-butter-cupcakes/0634d2f8-add8-43d5-aadb-cca042dab92e#?st=6&term="peanut butter"&ps=9&pi=9#?st=6&term="peanut butter"&ps=9&pi=9?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549">Get the Double Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cupcakes recipe</a>

  • Mini Peanut Butter Truffle Pie Bites

    Blogger Brooke McLay from <a href="http://www.cheekykitchen.com/">Cheeky Kitchen</a> makes pretty little chocolate-peanut butter pies from only 4 ingredients. Luckily, these treats are bite-sized, which makes it easy to keep portions under control for these super-indulgent desserts. Number Of Ingredients: 5 | Prep Time: 20 Min | Total Time: 1 Hr 10 Min <a href="http://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/mini-peanut-butter-truffle-pie-bites/cf0f91dc-3ba9-4282-ba07-cdb13fd57dd6#?st=6&term=peanut butter&ps=9&pi=9">Get the Mini Peanut Butter Truffle Pie Bites recipe</a>

  • Healthified Peanut Butter Cookies

    Honey adds sweetness and texture to a favorite treat — now made with whole wheat flour for only 90 calories per cookie. Prep Time: 45 Min | Total Time: 1 Hr | Servings: 30 <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/healthified-peanut-butter-cookies/b7e10b11-a0b7-47ec-8fb1-53fc431021e6#?st=6&term="peanut butter"&ps=9&pi=9#?st=6&term="peanut butter"&ps=9&pi=9?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549">Get the Healthified Peanut Butter Cookies recipe</a>

  • Peanut Butter Banana Sweet Rolls

    Five minutes, three ingredients and two steps are all you need to prepare this deliciously different sweet roll recipe developed by television cooking host Sandra Lee. Don't go crazy with these, though — one serving (one roll) is probably enough for this particular peanut-buttery indulgence. Number Of Ingredients: 3 | Prep Time: 5 Min | Total Time: 15 Min <a href="http://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/peanut-butter-banana-sweet-rolls/6bb40f58-54e7-4751-a41c-3f0ca94204b8">Get the Peanut Butter Banana Sweet Rolls recipe</a>

  • Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookie Cups

    For Celiacs, this recipe is an easy way to enjoy peanut butter cookies along with the rest of your gluten-eating family — and they won't be able to tell that they're gluten-free. Prep Time: 55 Min | Total Time: 1 Hr 30 Min | Servings: 60 <a href="http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/gluten-free-peanut-butter-cookie-cups/8dfb9119-1703-4861-8b3f-dfdce944a720">Get the Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookie Cups recipe</a>

  • Hungry Girl’s Creamy Crunch Peanut Butter Parfait

    Berries, peanut butter and pudding, oh my! This sweet and creamy parfait — made with Multi Grain Cheerios Peanut Butter — tops out at a totally doable 260 calories per serving. Prep Time: 15 Min | Total Time: 15 Min | Servings: 1 <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/hungry-girls-creamy-crunch-peanut-butter-parfait/0478ad15-af00-490e-9a86-b4438091d1d9?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549">Get Hungry Girl’s Creamy Crunch Peanut Butter Parfait recipe</a>

  • Healthified Devil's Food Ice Cream Pie

    The sinfully delicious trio of chocolate, peanut butter, and banana in an ice cream dessert for just 170 calories per serving. Prep Time: 20 Min | Total Time: 8 Hr 30 Min | Servings: 12 <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/healthified-devils-food-ice-cream-pie/ce3719a4-aaad-4575-814f-29c15d0bf773#?st=6&term="peanut butter"&ps=9&pi=9#?st=6&term="peanut butter"&ps=9&pi=9?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549">Get the Healthified Devil's Food Ice Cream Pie recipe</a>

  • Apple-Peanut Butter Dip & Dunk

    A hearty and filling snack for any time of day, this fun dip is easy to make and served with wheat germ. Number Of Ingredients: 4 | Prep Time: 10 Min | Total Time: 10 Min <a href="http://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/apple-peanut-butter-dip-dunk/a43b8bf3-23ac-4f16-aac7-219a0729d6d8">Get the Apple-Peanut Butter Dip & Dunk recipe</a>

  • Healthified Oatmeal Peanut Butter Breakfast Cookies

    Finally, give into your cravings and enjoy a peanut butter and oatmeal dessert for breakfast. We promise not to tell your inner-child that it's actually a nutritious way to jump-start your day. Prep Time: 20 Min | Total Time: 50 Min | Servings: 12 <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/healthified-oatmeal-peanut-butter-breakfast-cookies/bc789e3a-1a87-44f0-a24d-cdb18a89155d#?st=6&term="peanut butter"&ps=9&pi=9#?st=6&term="peanut butter"&ps=9&pi=9?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549">Get the Healthified Oatmeal Peanut Butter Breakfast Cookies recipe</a>

  • Honey-Peanut Butter Bars

    A honey of an easy no-bake cereal snack bar with a double peanut taste. Prep Time: 15 Min | Total Time: 1 Hr | Servings: 24 <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/honey-peanut-butter-bars/9f95ba54-2458-4d46-b665-1df0df921e6a#?st=6&term="peanut butter"&ps=9&pi=9#?st=6&term="peanut butter"&ps=9&pi=9?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549">Get the Honey-Peanut Butter Bars recipe</a>

  • Peanut Butter and Banana Campfire Canapés

    This smart snack couldn't be any easier. Just spread a granola bar with peanut butter and add banana slices. Prep Time: 5 Min | Total Time: 5 Min | Servings: 1 <a href="http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/pb-and-banana-campfire-canape/85d672d9-6126-4d41-a644-403a02b8a1c6">Get the Peanut Butter and Banana Campfire Canapés recipe</a>

  • Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Jam Cookie Bars

    These easy layered chocolate, peanut butter and jam cookie bars were concocted by bloggers Adam and Joanne Gallagher from <a href="http://www.inspiredtaste.net/">Inspired Taste</a>. These are rather decadent, so just be careful about portion sizes when enjoying. Number Of Ingredients: 4 | Prep Time: 10 Min | Total Time: 1 Hr 5 Min <a href="http://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/chocolate-peanut-butter-and-jam-cookie-bars/0a8be2a0-2246-4132-b5a2-57d89ba0d095">Get the Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Jam Cookie Bars recipe</a>

  • Healthified Raspberry-Peanut Butter Pinwheels

    Sweeten tortillas with a simple berry filling, then roll and slice into showy party pinwheels or anytime snacks. Prep Time: 5 Min | Total Time: 15 Min | Servings: 4 <a href="http://www.livebetteramerica.com/recipes/healthified-raspberry-peanut-butter-pinwheels/e6fd6e72-618c-43ce-9063-84e1247a891a#?st=6&term="peanut butter"&ps=9&pi=9#?st=6&term="peanut butter"&ps=9&pi=9?nicam5=PARTNERSHIPS&nichn5=AOL&niseg5=TDCORE_LBA&esrc=16549">Get the Healthified Raspberry-Peanut Butter Pinwheels recipe</a>

  • Peanut Butter Munch

    A crazy-good snack from <a href="http://www.cheekykitchen.com/">Cheeky Kitchen's</a> Brooke McLay featuring all things peanut butter — from peanut butter chips to candied peanut butter and roasted peanuts. Number Of Ingredients: 6 | Prep Time: 15 Min } Total Time: 30 Min <a href="http://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/peanut-butter-munch/69c4e0e2-5a28-483b-852a-856ef3cf63cd#?st=6&term=peanut">Get the Peanut Butter Munch recipe</a>

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