If you missed the celebration of peanut butter itself on January 24th, fear not! Today we celebrate those of us who love it! March 1st is officially National Peanut Butter Lover's Day and I thought I might share some of my favorite ways to enjoy the creamy, protein filled treat.

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PB&J

You can't go wrong with the classic, although when I was a kid, I had yet to aquire the taste for peanut butter. Admittedly, my mother would make me butter & jelly sandwiches. Thanks Ma! But now that I have grown up, I have discovered what all of my friends already knew when I was 6. PB&Js are awesome!

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Peanut Butter & Honey

One of my guilty pleasures when I am in the mood for a snack is to mix up a few spoonfuls of peanut butter with a teaspoon of honey. I'll dip crackers in it or spread it over toast. Yum!

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Peanut Butter Cookies

Nothing smells like love more than a fresh-from-the-oven pan of peanut butter cookies! They're soft. They're warm. They're peanut buttery!

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The Peanut Butter Cup

Is there any more of a power couple than peanut butter and chocolate? I think not! The invention of the peanut butter cup changed sweet treat history! I like to eat the middle out of mine first before I eat the outside. It's tricky, but it can be done!

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Straight Off the Spoon

This may be the end all be all of lazy ways to enjoy peanut butter, but it is easily my favorite. Sometimes when I am in the mood for a snack and nothing else sounds good, just a quick scoop of peanut butter straight from the spoon will do the trick!

What's your favorite way to enjoy peanut butter?