Peanut Apple Butter Bites

Peanut Apple Butter Bites

So I guess there is a big game coming up? Who knew?

Kidding. I know all about it. Believe me.

You’re probably starting to think about snacks to serve at your party, right? Or something to snack on while your husband ignores you and the kids for 8 straight hours of pre-game, during-game, and post-game?

Well, I have just the snack for you.

Peanut Apple Butter Bites

When Musselman’s contacted me about making a game day treat with their Apple Butter, I scratched my head a little.

Pie? I’ve done that. Dip? It’s been done. Lots. What else could I make that would be perfect for a game day snack?

Well, that’s just it – I needed a snack. What do you serve at Super Bowl parties? Snack foods. Bite sized. People don’t break out a sheet cake to celebrate the big win. Well maybe they do but that’s only if they reeealllly like their team.

The first thing that comes to mine when I think of snack and apples is peanut butter. It was a natural progression to mix the peanut butter and apple butter. I added some graham cracker crumbs for texture and binding. You could roll the finished product in peanuts, as I have, or in graham cracker crumbs, or even dip them in chocolate!

These are really good – and kid approved. The apple butter adds a spicy depth to the peanut butter. These would be a great addition to any party – a somewhat healthier addition to a calorie-laden game day table. AND they are super good frozen – straight from the freezer. A great afternoon snack!

And they’re pretty too! :)

Peanut Apple Butter Bites

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Peanut Apple Butter Bites

Yield: Makes about 20 bites (1 tablespoon)

Peanut Apple Butter Bites

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup Musselman’s Apple Butter
  • 1 cup finely ground graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped peanuts.

Instructions

  1. Stir together peanut butter and apple butter in a medium sized bowl. Stir in graham cracker crumbs. Chill for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Scoop tablespoon sized balls of the peanut butter mixture onto a wax paper lined cookie sheet (dough will be soft). Roll into uniformed sized balls. Place chopped peanuts in a small bowl and roll the balls in them to coat.
  3. Store in refrigerator; they can also be frozen.
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Find Musselman’s Apple Butter in the jam/jelly aisle of your grocery store. You can also find more recipes online at Musselman’s.com.

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Other apple goodness you might like:

 

Apple Butter Pie Bars

 

apple butter pie bars 4 words

 

Crumb Apple Pie

 

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Sweets from friends:
Peanut Butter Apple Oatmeal Cookies by A Kitchen Addiction
English Apple Cinnamon Pasties by Something Swanky

I was given a jar of apple butter and a bowl from Musselman’s in exchange for this post. All opinions are 100% my own.








Comments

  1. These are adorable Dorothy!!
    aimee @ shugarysweets recently posted..Reese’s Peanut Butter Cookie Dough DipMy Profile

  2. What a fun and unique way to enjoy apple butter!! Love how cute and pretty they are!!!
    Jocelyn @BruCrew Life recently posted..Hot Chocolate CheesecakesMy Profile

  3. I love fruit butters–apple and pumpkin are two of my favorite. The recipe(s) look amazing and even though I’m not a football fan, I may still have to make these:-D
    Susan recently posted..A Touch of SpringMy Profile

  4. Oh my gosh, now I know what to do with the ginormous jar of apple butter in the fridge. Thank you! Pinning!
    Kristin recently posted..Cookie Butter Blondies and #52WeeksofKindnessMy Profile

  5. I was thinking they looked pretty darn perfect, and then you said dip them in chocolate – OKAY
    that is my kinds of superbowl snack
    Heather @French Press recently posted..Peanut Butter and Jelly Sweet RollsMy Profile

  6. That is awesome! Looks so good. Do you mind if I use your photo in a SuperBowl appetizer post I’m writing? I will give you proper credit and include a link to your recipe as well. Let me know (:
    Aly Mashrah recently posted..Zach’s First Flush + Times Square First Flush Celebration!My Profile

  7. These look so good. Great recipe and so pretty. I have a link party called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Blog Hop and would love to have you share this and any other posts with everyone. It runs from Tuesday night through midnight Sunday. Here is the link to the party.
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com/2013/01/wednesdays-adorned-from-above-blog-hop_22.html
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above

  8. these sound great…and super easy, too! Thanks for sharing :) Have a great weekend!
    Sarah @ Miss CandiQuik recently posted..Skinny Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip CheesecakeMy Profile

  9. These sound great! Such a creative snack idea!
    Stephanie @ Macaroni and Cheesecake recently posted..Healthier Chicken Fried RiceMy Profile

  10. I love peanuts, I am sure I would love these, thanks for sharing, do have a super blessed day!
    Love
    Ugochi recently posted..ONE PLATFORMMy Profile

  11. I love apple butter. I think I would eat a lot of these.
    Meg @ Sweet Twist recently posted..Butterfinger Banana Bread with Quinoa & Chia SeedsMy Profile

  12. These are bite size perfection!
    val recently posted..Citrus Flavored WaterMy Profile

  13. I can see myself eating a lot of these straight from the freezer! :) Thanks for the mention!
    Jessica@AKitchenAddiction recently posted..Rich Chocolate Raspberry Pudding CakeMy Profile

  14. Well those just look fabulous! Printing now.
    Gina recently posted..Peanut Butter Nutella Salted Sandwich CookiesMy Profile

  15. I’m really excited about these – apple butter is awesome. Thanks for sharing!
    Jessi recently posted..Best Books of 2012My Profile

  16. I’m all for snack foods at any kind of party! :-) I love apple butter, but I never think about using it in ways like this–what a fab idea!
    Ashley @ Kitchen Meets Girl recently posted..20 Awesome Dips for SuperbowlMy Profile

  17. These sound great, Dorothy!

    Easy & yummy. I like that!
    Tina @ Sugar Bean Bakers recently posted..{Pizza Bites}My Profile

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