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Energy Balls Too Dry

I would love some feedback on my energy bites I home back. I have been experimenting with various recipes but continually find they are to dry. I need to make sure I have a cup of water with me ...
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Peanut butter and Jelly sandwich - adapted to ingredients from the UK [closed]

Making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in the UK. What is required, what is traditional, and what is optional? Firstly: what type of bread? Must it be white, brown, wholemeal or granary? Are ...
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What is the purpose of heating peanut butter and butter when making this type of peanut butter fudge?

I've seen two basic kinds of recipes for peanut butter fudge. One is the traditional method of making fudge where sugar and milk is boiled and then peanut butter is added. The other method involves ...
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Substituting one cup creamy peanut butter with peanut butter Reese's chips to make peanut butter swirl brownies box made recipe

On the side of the chocolate fudge brownie mix family size box there's a peanut butter swirl brownies recipe and I'm trying to figure out how to substitute the one cup of creamy peanut butter with ...
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Why does peanutbutter become dry when mixed with orange zest and juice?

Last night I mixed some peanut butter (consisting only of peanut and peanut oil) with some orange zest and raisins. After adding the orange zest the peanut butter became too dry to my liking so I gave ...
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How to prevent filling getting squeezed out of chocolate coated candies?

I made some chocolate coated peanut butter candy-eggs, and after I dipped the first egg in chocolate and set it on the rack to cool, the filling is getting squeezed out. How can I prevent this? For ...
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What is the difference between how nut flours and nut butters are made?

Nut flours are made by grinding nuts. Nut butters are made by grinding nuts as well. Do nut flours have the oil removed, or are they just ground a different way?
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How do I increase the amount of store bought peanut butter from 1/2 cup to 1 cup in a peanut butter brownie recipe?

I have a chewy peanut butter brownie recipe that uses 1/2 cup JIF peanut butter. The recipe also includes 1/3 cup butter; 1 cup flour; & 2 eggs. I want to increase the amount of peanut butter to 1 ...
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800g of peanuts give 700g of peanut butter – why?

I’m making my own peanut butter from roasted peanuts that I’m buying. I just got a wet grinder in order to make a larger amount at the same time. From the packaging I know that I used 800g of peanuts. ...
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How do I get softer peanut butter cup ice cream?

This is similar to this question, but a very different base so I'm asking this separately. I make ice cream fairly often, I have a very reliable base I add flavorings to, like mint extract, chocolate, ...
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What can I add to soften too hard peanut butter ice cream?

My staff is having a hard time scooping our Peanut Butter Ice cream. It's too rock hard. We make the Ice cream in-house using a 15% Super Premium base. I want to know what can I add to soften the ice ...
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How to make peanut butter less dry

When I make peanut butter at home, in a food processor, it comes out reasonably creamy as in store bought peanut butter, but when I put it in my mouth, it sucks the moisture from my mouth and is too ...
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Contamination implications of eating peanut butter with a spoon

Say I'm eating peanut butter out of a jar with a spoon, thus presumably transferring some of my saliva into the bottle. Some research indicates that this sort of double-dipping might be a health ...
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How long will a peanut butter sandwich last?

So, I made a peanut butter sandwich the other day but forgot about it and left it (wrapped in gladwrap) out in room temperature for 6 hours. (Brioche bun as the bread, peanut butter and butter) and I ...
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Peanut butter becomes dry

I tried to make some peanut butter at home in a blender. It worked as expected, resulted in a somewhat smooth butter. But after keeping it for about 30 minutes, it became too dry. The smoothness was ...
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adding peanut butter to a recipe

Ok, so I saw another question answered here that said: Natural Peanut butter is about 50% fat, butter is about 80% fat. If you want to maintain the original amount of fat in the recipe, you would ...
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Why has my recently bought peanut butter such a liquid consistency?

The title says it basically all. Below you see a glass of peanut butter of which the content is partly so liquid you could easily drink it. The label on the glass says "Creamy" but I have never had a ...
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Chunky Peanut Butter

So I'm at home and unable to go out to the store to buy Chunky Peanut Butter for a almost instant no-bake cookies. Does anyone know if there is a possible substitute to use?
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Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Like Gravel

I made peanut butter cookie dough twice. I got the recipe from searching online, so I'm fairly sure it's a good recipe (one of the to search results). The first time, I put half a cup of peanut ...
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Can we make peanut butter with 500W mixer?

I tried making peanut butter with 500w mixer but peanut is not secreating oil, is there any way to make peanut butter?
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Why does peanut butter become very hard when adding egg yolk?

I'm making some peanut butter meringue-type cookies and I noticed that when I mix the egg yolk into the peanut butter, the mixture immediately becomes very hard and stiff. Based on the speed, I'm ...
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How to salvage hardened peanut butter from jar bottom

How can I salvage hardened peanut butter from the bottom of the jar? Is there anything I can put in it that will soften it but also add to the taste, or at least not affect it negatively?
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How to substitute peanut butter for peanut butter chips

I'm making a Peanut Butter Blondie recipe, and I'm trying to make it healthier for a Health Class my son is in. The recipe calls for 2 cups of peanut butter chips and I want to use natural peanut ...
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Freezing Peanut Butter Balls

Something I have been making recently is brownie cupcakes (much the same as the molten cakes without the fudge). Using a standard box of dark chocolate brownies, I pour the ingredients, post-whisk, in ...
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Best Practice at cutting butter and sugar in Peanut Butter balls

Something I have been making recently is brownie cupcakes (much the same as the molten cakes without the fudge). Using a standard box of dark chocolate brownies, I pour the ingredients, post-whisk, in ...
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Suggestions for easy peanut butter clean-up

I have a family member who sometimes likes to eat peanut butter by itself -- no bread, crackers, etc. For sanitary reasons, we do discourage eating directly from the jar, but that poses a quandary in ...
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Will skim milk powder go bad when mixed with peanut butter?

I love to make those peanut butter energy balls to take with me on camping trips, or even a day fishing or after a long run. If I add skim milk powder to them is there anything that will make the skim ...
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How to spread peanut butter that is required to stay refrigerated?

I recently bought some "natural" crunchy peanut butter from Harris Teeter. Other than natural my only other description is the oil rises to the top when it isn't stirred for a while. There is a very ...
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How to loosen peanut butter in a sauce

When making a peanut butter based sauce, how can I loosen the peanut butter and even out the consistency ? I tried adding a bit of hot water and mixing them, but even after simmering for a while in ...
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substitute for dairy products? [closed]

I am a cookery student. As a part of my course, I need to create dietary menus. I have chosen dairy free. Because I am allegy to dairy it can help me to understand how I can produce dairy free food. I ...
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How can 100% peanut butter have more protein than 100% peanuts

I am looking at: 100% peanut butter (no added salt, sugar, oils or anything else) 100% roasted peanuts (no added salt, sugar, oils or anything else) When looking thought different sources, I can ...
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Why do peanut butter sandwiches become hard and how to prevent that?

I've done this with many different types and brands of peanut butter and bread, after a few hours (I typically pack them in the morning as a snack for the afternoon) the bread gets rock hard. I'm ...
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How to adjust oil in recipe when adding peanut butter

I made a peanut butter cake, but it had too much oil. I used a recipe I'm familiar with, but added peanut butter to it. I used natural peanut butter (only contains peanuts and a little salt). How ...
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How to roast peanuts on the gas stove without getting the brown spots?

I have the iron kadhai and gas stove. When I roast the peanuts (without exterior shell) they get the brown spots on them. Of course I do keep on moving the peanuts in the kadhai but still I can't ...
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How to unsalt roasted salted peanuts?

I bought roasted peanuts from the market and they have too much salt in them. How should I reduce the salt in those peanuts as much as I can? My intent is to make peanut butter.
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Idiomatic combinations of peanut butter, jelly, and bread

Is there a reason why, at least in the US, that: 1) on dry bread, we typically eat peanut butter AND jelly, not one or the other; 2) but on toast, we typically eat either peanut butter OR jelly, not ...
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How long do peanut butter sandwiches last at room temperature?

We're going on a long flight with our family tonight. I prepared peanut butter sandwiches for the kids, and would like to pack it already to avoid the last minute rush (or forgetting them). We're not ...
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What's the most effective way to mix a jar of natural peanut butter?

When you buy a jar of natural peanut butter, it typically has a layer of oil on top, which has separated: Mixing it can be messy and time consuming. Aside from slowly and patiently mixing it with a ...
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