Going “Pea-Nuts” for the Holidays: Our Favorite Christmas Recipes

Posted on December 12, 2018

Thanksgiving may be over and gone, but the food fun doesn’t have to stop there! For many foodies, Christmas can be just as good of a time as Thanksgiving. And if you’re like us, the desserts that we get to enjoy during Christmas could give even the feeling of waking up on Christmas morning a run for its money.

That being said, we want to end the year on a high note with some of our favorite peanut butter-inspired Christmas recipes.

Let’s jump right in!

Peanut Butter Christmas Crack

Also known as Chocolate Saltine Toffee, Christmas Crack has become a Holiday classic for many foodies and families over the years, and for good reason. It’s simple, easy-to-make, and absolutely addicting! Our first must-bake recipe takes one of our all-time favorites to a new, never-before-seen level by adding–you guessed it–peanut butter! Get crackin’ by checking out the full recipe here.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

As any dessert lover will tell you, you just gotta have cookies. Around here, we’re passionate about cookies, so we take this rule seriously! These particular cookies are jam-packed with enough peanut butter and chocolate to satisfy even the strongest of sweet teeth. Find the complete recipe here!

Peanut Butter Christmas Mice

We know you all remember these! For many years, these mice have been a quick and easy go-to on dessert tables everywhere. Check out this recipe for a peanut butter-friendly take on yet another classic.

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread

How do you A.) be daring and adventurous in the kitchen while B.) respecting tradition? You’ll find your answer in a loaf of this delectable twist on a Christmastime favorite. Complete with chocolate chunks and an irresistible peanut butter drizzle, this deliciously rich Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bread just might become your new favorite. Skeptical? See for yourself!

Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Fudge Pie

You can’t forget the pie! We certainly haven’t. In fact, we’ve been on the hunt for our new favorite, and we think we’ve found it in this Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Fudge Pie. Much like the name itself, this trifecta of taste is a mouthful of some of our favorite dessert flavors baked into one delicious masterpiece. You’re gonna want to save room for this one!

Peanut Butter Pretzel Krispie Treats

If ease is what you please, then buckle up for an extra little dose of sweet and salty. These Peanut Butter Pretzel Krispie Treats combine everything we love about peanut butter and Rice Krispie treats into one simple and delicious treat.

What are you waiting for? Let’s hit the kitchen and get to work! For more tips and info on all-things peanut butter and Texas peanuts, be sure to subscribe to our blog.

Last but not least, Merry Christmas from all of us at the Texas Peanut Producers Board!