Peanut butter—a childhood staple. Did you realize this nutty spread may be your healthy dessert secret? Peanut butter adds protein, healthy fats, and fiber to sweets, making them guilt-free. Let’s try some nutritious peanut butter desserts.

Boost Bakes: Creamy Swaps

Replace butter or oil in your favorite cookies or brownies. For rich, nutty taste and protein, replace half or all with peanut butter.

Frosting Genius

Peanut butter magic replaces sweet frosting. Make a creamy frosting with peanut butter, Greek yogurt, honey, and vanilla.

Delicious Fruits: Fruit and Nutty Dips

Replace sweet dips with peanut butter, Greek yogurt, and honey for a protein-packed treat. Serve this dip with apple slices, banana pieces, or berries for a tasty snack or dessert.

Delicious and Protein-packed Frozen Yogurt Parfaits

Layer creamy Greek yogurt with sliced bananas, honey, and peanut butter.

Creative Classics

Make nutritious energy nibbles instead of sweet peanut butter balls. Stir together rolled oats, chopped nuts, peanut butter, honey, and cinnamon. Roll them into bite-sized balls and refrigerate for a tasty snack.

Peanut Butter Power Pancakes

Protein-packed pancakes! Add a teaspoon of peanut butter to pancake batter for a nutty taste and more hold.


Peanut butter isn’t only for sandwiches. This nutritious and tasty spread can be added to many sweet foods with a little ingenuity. Next time your sweet tooth strikes, grab that jar of peanut butter and make a healthy, guilt-free treat.