Powdered peanut butter has a ton of benefits over the traditional option. For one thing, the very process that produces the powder, also removes a massive amount of fat and calories while preserving the protein content.
And, of course, it still tastes like peanut butter. But, powdered peanut butter is also much more adaptable than the classic version since... well, it's a powder. This means it can easily to thrown into sauces and other dishes to give them some amazing flavor and nutrition.
Here are a few basic recipes to try when you get your fresh, new powdered peanut butter.
Peanut Butter Protein Muffins
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cup Naked PB powdered peanut butter
- 1/3 cup granulated white sugar
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp. baking powder
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 3/4 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 cup mashed very ripe banana (about 2 large bananas)
- 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line or spray a muffin tin. This recipe makes 12, standard sized muffins.
In a large bowl, combine the flour, powdered peanut butter, sugar, baking soda, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt. Mix well. In a medium-large bowl, add yogurt, eggs, and vanilla extract. Add 1 cup water, and whisk until combined.
Add mixture to the large bowl, and stir until uniform and thick. Stir mashed banana and 2 tbsp. peanuts into the batter. Evenly distribute batter among the cups of the muffin pan, and smooth out the surfaces.
Evenly sprinkle cups with remaining 2 tbsp. peanuts. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean, about 20 - 22 minutes.
Powdered Peanut Butter Mug Cake
- 1 tbsp. flour
- 2 tbsp. Naked PB powdered peanut butter
- 1/4 tsp. baking powder
- 2 tbsp. Sugar (or other sweetener)
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 tbsp. milk (or milk of choice)
- 1/8 tsp. vanilla extract
Spray a microwave-safe mug with nonstick spray. Add flour, powdered peanut butter, baking powder, and sweetener. Mix well. Add egg, milk, vanilla extract, and 2 tablespoons water. Stir until uniform.
Microwave for 1 minute and 15 seconds, or until set. Immediately run a knife along the edges to help separate the cake from the mug. Firmly place a plate over the mug, and flip so that the plate is on the bottom.
steGently shake mug to release cake onto the plate. Eat warm.
Apple and Peanut Butter “Nachos”
- 1 large apple, cored
- 3 tbsp Naked PB powdered peanut butter
- 1/8 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp mini semi-sweet chocolate chips (optional)
- 1 tbsp chopped peanuts (optional)
Lay apple slices on a large plate, and sprinkle with cinnamon. In a small bowl, combine powdered peanut butter with 3 tbsp. water. Mix until smooth.
Drizzle PB mixture over the apple slices, and – if desired - top with chocolate chips and peanuts.