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Favorite Peanut Butter Treats? (Pasadena area)

The Oracle Mar 1, 2011 10:39 AM

I'm on the hunt for peanut butter or peanut butter and chocolate treats for my husband. I normally bake, but haven't had time to in ages.

Any hidden or not so hidden favorites in any local bakeries, stores, etc?

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  1. ipsedixit Mar 1, 2011 06:07 PM

    Peanut Butter Meringue Pie at Pie N Burger

    Peanut butter chocolate macaroons at Euro Pane.

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      Peripatetic Mar 1, 2011 11:52 PM

      If I remember correctly, Pie 'n Burger has Peanut Butter Meringue every other day. On the alternate days they have Butterscotch Meringue. Best to call ahead.

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      jackattack Mar 2, 2011 09:50 AM

      Choco-pbutter cupcake at Lovebirds Bakery is pretty good. How about a Peanut Butter and Banana or Peanut Butter and Chocolate Shake at Connal's burgers?

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      Connal's
      1505 E Washington Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91104

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        crystaw Mar 2, 2011 01:00 PM

        Dots has PB & Banana cupcakes as well as chocobutter and I know Violet's Cakes has peanut butter chocolate cupcakes and elvis cupcakes. I find the latter's store hours to be rather inconvenient though!

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        Violet's Cakes
        21 E Holly St, Pasadena, CA 91103

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          mc michael Mar 2, 2011 01:48 PM

          Somebody gave me a Peanut Butter Chewy Coated & Drizzled Granola Bar from Trader Joe's. Not bad at all.

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            Bradbury Mar 2, 2011 03:02 PM

            Also at TJ's: the dark chocolate peanut butter cups, which will make you swear off Reese's forever.

            As for other local PB treats, the new Mix n' Munch in South Pasadena has an Elvis Sandwich: peanut butter, bacon and banana. Disgusting in the right sorta way...

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            Clyde Mar 2, 2011 04:49 PM

            sometime over the summer i had the most amazing chocolate peanut butter pie/cake from Auntie Em's in eagle rock. Call and see if they still make it. it was out of this world delish!

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