Peanut Butter Blossoms

Making A Smoothie

By: - Food & Beverage - September 13, 2011
peanut butter blossoms making a smoothie

A number of years ago the discovery of both peanut butter coupled with chocolate heralded an amazing market trend in delicious combinations of plain, everyday items.  The peanut butter cup was an instant success, however the combination of the two has also lead to more interesting and delicious recipes that you can enjoy more of.  In this article we will briefly discuss two of these great tasting treats, the peanut butter blossoms and the peanut butter banana smoothie.

Peanut butter blossoms are great for the mom that wants to teach her youngster the basics of baking in the home with an amazing reward at the conclusion of the lesson.  This delightful treat is great for the beginner in the kitchen and within twenty minutes of the start time you both could be sampling peanut butter blossoms that are guaranteed not to last very long should word get out about them!  Using Hershey’s kisses, peanut butter, sugar, granulated sugar, an egg, milk, vanilla, baking soda and salt, the dough that is created thus is rolled into small balls, flattened and baked until they have a very light brown color.  As soon as you withdraw them from the oven, take a chocolate and press it into the centre of the one inch dough ball and let them cool for about ten minutes.  The result is in the taste and you will find it tough to stop eating these amazing peanut butter blossoms.  You cannot have these for breakfast though!  Ask any mom and that is when the barrier comes down but there is a solution that you can serve to your children without any fuss and as a perfect alternative to the peanut butter blossom cookies.  Try a Peanut butter banana smoothie for breakfast instead or as a light afternoon snack in between meals.  With the use of just one banana, some soy milk, honey and peanut butter you can have a delicious peanut butter banana smoothie treat in just ten minutes.  Just place the above named items into your blender and the result is a light, delicious drink that will satisfy mom for the nutrients provided and the kids will love the great taste.

There are constant innovations using peanut butter that has lead from the simple peanut butter sandwich to the treats of today.  The two above named treats are but a small portion.  Peanut butter blossoms and peanut butter banana smoothies – the evolution of a great discovery some thirty years ago that is sure to please everyone every time.

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