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Can you substitute peanut butter with apple butter in a PB&J sandwich??

I picked up a jar of apple butter but have no clue what to do with it... I was thinking since my son can't bring peanut butter to school that I could substitute the peanut butter with apple butter- will that work or taste good at all??? I never know what I can send because tree nuts are also not allowed....

Any other SIMPLE ideas of what this stuff is for and if it is any good???

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:23 PM on Oct. 16, 2013 in Food & Drink

Answers (12)
  • I use Apple Butter more like Jelly rather than how you would use other nut butters. I usually do Peanut Butter and Apple Butter.

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 8:25 PM on Oct. 16, 2013

  • Apple butter, while delicious, is a little too runny to be used like peanut butter. It's a better substitute for a jelly, like cassie said.

    Answer by Rosehawk at 8:30 PM on Oct. 16, 2013

  • If you want a peanut butter substitute, check your grocery store organics section for sunflower butter (might just be labelled sun butter). Apple butter is basically apple jam.

    Answer by NotPanicking at 8:34 PM on Oct. 16, 2013

  • Apple butter is fabulous on pumpkin bread, raisin toast or even putting it on s a pork roast before cooking.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 8:45 PM on Oct. 16, 2013

  • apple butter is yummy and makes an okay sandwich *better for toast
    but don't put jelly with's already sweet

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 8:56 PM on Oct. 16, 2013

  • Apple butter is pretty much equal to jelly. It would make a good sandwich on its own, but not as a substitute.

    It's yummy mixed into oatmeal.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 10:21 PM on Oct. 16, 2013

  • Apple butter is like jam in flavor and baby apples in consistence.

    Thick, non clear jellyish.

    It is not a substitute.
    It would be like putting two jellies on a sandwich, nothing wrong with it but not the same as a nut butter.

    Answer by Dardenella at 10:35 PM on Oct. 16, 2013

  • yeah like the others stated apple butter is more a jelly than a butter. its excellent on buttered toast for breakfast!

    Answer by okmanders at 10:45 PM on Oct. 16, 2013

  • It's yummy on toasted bagels.

    Answer by Ballad at 3:43 AM on Oct. 17, 2013

  • Try it and see

    Answer by mompam at 2:43 PM on Oct. 17, 2013

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