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Jan 9, 2009 01:49 PM

Savory Peanut Butter Snack?

It's my bosses birthday on Monday and she LOVES peanut butter. I want to make her something to bring in to work but I'm sure someone else will bring in cake or cookies or something sweet and traditional-birthday-ish. Does anyone make any good savory peanut butter treats that would be easy enough to bring into work and arent too hard to eat (basically, should be finger food or forks would be okay but nothing messy).


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  1. Maybe a homemade version of peanut butter crackers? You could make your own crackers and spread peanut butter between two of them...

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    1. re: soypower

      Hmmm, thats a pretty excellent idea . . ..

      1. This may be too messy for your current request, but maybe others can use it. This is our favorite savory use for peanut butter:

        Thai Style Peanut Dipping Sauce

        4 tbsp peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)
        2 tbsp vegetable oil
        4 tbsp soy sauce
        4 tbsp granulated sugar
        4 tbsp distilled vinegar
        1 tsp toasted sesame oil
        2 tsp Sriracha hot chili sauce (more or less to taste)
        1/8 tsp ground coriander

        Mix well with whisk.

        Serve over hot or cold noodles, over rice, or on pot stickers or as a spring roll dipping sauce.

        1. While more sweet than savory, how about peanut butter bacon truffles? There's even a recipe on Chow (though I haven't tried it)

          More generally, PB & bacon seem popular (even without the chocolate)-- I guess the trick is just to figure out how to make it easy to pick up. (Maybe here's where the idea of crackers comes in?) Add some thinly sliced apples to them and you'll have eye-catching little stacks :)

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          1. re: another_adam

            She's a vegetarian so I dont think the bacon will fly.

          2. Not a snack, but I wonder if she knows about Masamba? Potatoes and steamed greens (collards or kale) topped with a mixture of peanut butter and salsa!