Peanuts and entertaining: Edible gifts and holiday recipe ideas

The possibilities are endless when it comes to cooking with peanuts and peanut butter, especially during the holiday season. As a cost-effective and healthy holiday choice, peanuts and peanut butter are staple items to have on hand. Not only a great ingredient for appetizers and main dishes, they’ll provide all the energy the party planner needs to get through holiday party and dinner preparations. If you’re stuck for recipe ideas, check out these peanut-inspired ideas:

If you’re playing the role of guest instead of host this year, consider preparing an edible, homemade holiday gift in lieu of the traditional bottle of wine or box of chocolates. Here are a few delicious ideas to get you started: