Peanut Butter Covered Strawberries

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 Peanut Butter Covered Strawberries taste like a peanut and jelly sandwich.  Great for date night, Memorial day or a summer picnic!

Peanut Butter Covered Strawberries are perfect for Valentine's day, date night, or any summer party!

Hello from Mexico!  I am in Cancun for a little getaway right now with Mr. Wishes.  Our brains were in need of a little break with a heck of a lot of stuff that we have going on at home lately so we planned a last-minute vacation to celebrate our 6th wedding anniversary.  A change of scenery is always much appreciated and spontaneity is our jam…so here we are!  I want to soak of up every minute that I can here at this beautiful resort as we’re not here for a very long time, therefore I am going to keep this short and sweet (no pun intended).

This is a super simple recipe that I feel funny even calling a “recipe”.  It’s more of a quick and easy IDEA that anyone can whip up in just a few minutes.  Note: this would be a good one to have kids help you with!

Peanut Butter Covered Strawberries taste like a peanut and jelly sandwich.  Great for date night, Mother's day or a summer picnic!

 Peanut Butter Covered Strawberries are not only delicious but also a beautiful gift for loved ones or for your significant other on a special occasion.  These Lemon Mousse Stuffed Strawberries are also a good idea!  There’s just something so fancy about strawberries smothered in chocolate or peanut butter, don’t you agree?  Now, you may think the peanut butter is a weird idea because strawberries are always always always just covered in melted chocolate of some sort.  Well, they might be weird, but they are weirdly delicious.  Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are strawberry and peanut together, aren’t they?  So why not these peanut butter covered strawberries.  It is the same idea, just in a different form. Give them a chance – you’ll be pleasantly surprised!

Peanut Butter Covered Strawberries
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Recipe type: dessert
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Serves: 1 quart
 
Peanut Butter Covered Strawberries taste like a peanut and jelly sandwich. Great for date night, Mother's day or a summer picnic!
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or wax paper. Set aside.
  2. Wash and dry strawberries.
  3. Place peanut butter chips in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for 25 or 30 second intervals, stirring well in between so that the chips won't burn, until melted and smooth.
  4. Hold strawberries by the leaves (you can use a skewer or fork) and dip each strawberry into the melted peanut butter, leaving a small area uncovered. Add sprinkles (if adding, I left them plain).
  5. Place strawberries on the wax/parchment paper then transfer to the fridge to set.
  6. Serve or store in air-tight container.
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Author:Ashley

These are a few of my favorite things: cooking, baking, Broadway musicals, cruises, Disney World, Christmas, thunderstorms, 80's and country music, and my favorite pastime has ALWAYS been baseball. Go Yankees!

13 Responses to “Peanut Butter Covered Strawberries”

  1. May 13, 2015 at 8:39 AM #

    I didn’t even know they made peanut butter candy melts!

  2. May 13, 2015 at 8:42 AM #

    Have fun in Cancun! I need to hide this recipe from my husband because then he will be eating ALL the strawberries. 🙂

  3. May 13, 2015 at 9:20 AM #

    Enjoy Mexico!! : ) We just polished off some strawberries last night. My husband likes them dipped in Nutella. I would love to try it with peanut butter. What’s not to love about that! Great idea!

  4. May 13, 2015 at 11:35 AM #

    Love this idea! Very original. Have never had these — but you know I will. 😉

  5. May 13, 2015 at 11:36 AM #

    Oh my gosh, these looks and sound SO good!! Like probably even better than chocolate covered strawberries!

  6. May 13, 2015 at 1:25 PM #

    Happy 6th Anniversary, Ashley! Hope you guys have a blast in Cancun! Using melted peanut butter candy melts on these berries is just brilliant!

  7. May 13, 2015 at 2:22 PM #

    Enjoy your time away!!! Hope you are soaking up lots of sunshine 🙂 And these strawberries sound amazingggg. With peanut butter? Love it!

  8. Jackie
    May 14, 2015 at 1:36 PM #

    I might even try dipping them in chocolate after spreading on peanut butter.

  9. May 15, 2015 at 7:18 AM #

    We are headed to Cancun this fall–love it there and hope you enjoy it. These strawberries are screaming my name btw 🙂

  10. May 15, 2015 at 7:30 AM #

    Why have I never thought of pb covered strawberries??? Genius!

  11. May 15, 2015 at 7:46 AM #

    I saw these on Pinterest last night, and I’m obsessed! They sound so good!

  12. May 15, 2015 at 2:12 PM #

    I love peanut butter. What a great idea to cover those strawberries in PB. They look like the perfect treat!

  13. May 16, 2015 at 3:37 PM #

    I hope you are enjoying Mexico! I love easy recipes like this. I bet it tastes kind of like a peanut butter and jelly sandwich!

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