Cinnamon Raisin Peanut Butter

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Cinnamon Raisin Peanut ButterThe following is a guest post fand recipe rom Erika Waz of Tummy Treasures:

Peanut butter is one of our household’s favorite staples. We love peanut butter as a sandwich spread, dip, cracker spread, or occasionally in a sweet treat. Shoot, we’ve all been known to just dip in a spoon and eat the peanut butter straight up.

More recently, though, I started wondering how it would work to change up our plain peanut butter for something a little more exotic. We’ve been to a sandwich shop that sells peanut butter in fun flavors like white-chocolate raspberry and honey-ginger, so we decided that playing with peanut butter was more than possible. With a few scoops of this and a few pinches of that, we quickly came up with an all-purpose peanut butter that will last for several weeks, although we have yet to have it last more than a few minutes.

While we made this with traditional peanut butter, a natural peanut butter should work just as well, if not better. I also suspect that a peanut alternative like almond or cashew butter would taste phenomenal as well. For a real treat, top this peanut butter with apple slices for a peanut butter sandwich like you’ve never experienced before.

Cinnamon Raisin Peanut Butter
 
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Serves: Enough for 3 sandwiches
Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons peanut butter
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon honey
  • 4 tablespoons plump raisins
  • pinch of salt
Instructions
  1. Combine the ingredients in a small bowl and stir well to combine.
  2. Use as a sandwich spread or as a dip for apples or pretzels.
  3. Peanut butter will keep for about 2 weeks if stored covered in the refrigerator.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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