Amp up everyone's favorite PB&J sandwich with these recipes for peanut butter and jelly french toast, candy cups, pizza, and more.

By Amy Palanjian
Updated February 10, 2020

If peanut butter and jelly is about the only flavor combination that gets your kid excited these days, expect a happy dance when you serve up these fun recipes that reimagine the kid classic.

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Stuffed French Toast

Prepare a classic PB&J sandwich as French toast (pictured above!). Just take a little extra care when dipping it in batter and flipping it in the pan—and, of course, top with syrup.

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Peanut Butter and Cherry Cheddar Melt

Adding cheese to your classic nutty sandwich may sound unusual, but it’s a salty-sweet winner everyone will love. Get the full recipe

Smoothie Pops

Blend 1 cup each of strawberries, milk, and banana chunks, with 2 Tbs. peanut butter and 1 Tbs. jam. Freeze in pop molds; serve for breakfast on a warm morning.

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Peanutty Overnight Oats

A power-packed, make-ahead breakfast like this will keep your kid going strong until lunch. Get the full recipe

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Frozen PB&J Candy Cups

Short on freezer space? Stack the cups in layers on a small tray with parchment paper in between. Get the full recipe

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Fruity PB&J Tortilla Pizza

Best afternoon snack ever! Make this together during a playdate, and you’ll instantly be the fun mom. Get the full recipe

PB&J Cupcakes

Make a shallow hole in a vanilla cupcake, fill with jelly, and spread on creamy peanut butter as frosting. (You can also do this with a banana muffin for a breakfast surprise!)

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