This just in: Peanut butter lovers needn’t wait for lunch to get their fix. That’s right, friends—our roundup of tasty and healthy peanut butter breakfast recipes features muffins, smoothies, overnight oats and a whole host of other options that will satisfy your PB craving and improve your morning. Without further ado, the 21 best peanut butter breakfast recipes to get your morning started the right way.

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1. Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Bar

  • Time Commitment: 35 minutes
  • Why We Love It: No sugar, kid-friendly, gluten-free
This recipe was designed with babies and toddlers in mind, but we suggest you make a grown-up size batch of these healthy and satisfying breakfast bars. There’s a strong chance you’ll want to get in on the action, too.

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Low Carb Yum

2. Peanut Butter Pancakes

  • Time Commitment: 10 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Gluten-free, low carb, keto friendly
We’ve got some very good news for all the keto folks who thought pancakes were a forbidden food…

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Sugar Free Mom

3. Peanut Butter & Jelly Refrigerator Chia Oats

  • Time Commitment: 15 minutes
  • Why We Love It: No added sugar, dairy free
This make-ahead number is a healthy and decidedly adult twist on a classic PB&J that will go down easy on hectic and lazy mornings alike.

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The Butter Half

4. Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

  • Time Commitment: 5 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Convenient, high protein, dairy free
Olivia Newton John and leather pants, peanut butter and banana…some things just really go together.

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5. Peanut Butter and Honey Rice

  • Time Commitment: 2 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <15 minutes, <10 ingredients, vegetarian
It's the meal you haven't thought of making, but once you taste it, it'll become your new go-to. Pro tip: Try mixing in a few banana slices or fresh blueberries to really take this breakfast over the top.

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Life Made Sweeter

6. Peanut Butter Baked Oats

  • Time Commitment: 25 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Grain free, paleo, low carb, gluten free, dairy free, vegan
These rich and fluffy oats boast the comforting flavor combo of PB&J and check all the diet-friendly boxes to boot. (Also, chocolate.)

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The Natural Nurturer

7. Baked Carrot Chocolate Oatmeal

  • Time Commitment: 40 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Gluten free, vegan, kid-friendly
Carrots, peanut butter and chocolate are crashing your morning oatmeal party and we promise you won’t be upset.

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Mom On Timeout

8. Cranberry Almond Breakfast Cookies

  • Time Commitment: 20 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Kid-friendly, crowd pleaser
At last, you can feed your inner-child (or your actual child) with cookies for breakfast and not feel bad about it.

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Clean Eating Magazine

9. Peanut Butter & Warm Strawberry Jam Quinoa Bowl

  • Time Commitment: 26 minutes
  • Why We Love It: High protein, <10 ingredients
Switch things up with this tasty peanut butter, jam and quinoa concoction whenever you need a break from oatmeal.

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Cotter Crunch

10. Frozen Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowls

  • Time Commitment: 6 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Vegan, high protein, kid-friendly
Here, a creamy, frosty and berry-filled smoothie bowl that will wake you up and make you swoon.

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Posh Journal

11. Panda Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

  • Time Commitment: 5 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Kid-friendly, vegetarian, convenient
Presenting a breakfast that’s so darn cute not even a belligerent toddler could turn it down.

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Temecula Blogs

12. Simple Overnight Oats

  • Time Commitment: 10 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Kid-friendly, convenient
These overnight oats are easy, satisfying and the secret to being able to snooze your alarm one last time.

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Upstate Ramblings

13. Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

  • Time Commitment: 30 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Low sugar, one bowl
These grab-and-go peanut butter banana muffins have all the appeal of an indulgent baked good sans the blood sugar spike.

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Upstate Ramblings

14. Easy Peanut Butter Bread

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Kid-friendly, <10 ingredients, low sugar
Why spread peanut butter on your morning toast when you could show off your star baker status instead?

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Street Smart Kitchen

15. Simple Crepes with Peanut Butter and Banana

  • Time Commitment: 20 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Kid-friendly, <10 ingredients
As previously mentioned, peanut butter and banana belong together. Stuff ‘em in a crepe and you get the added benefit of feeling fancy.

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Whitney Bond

16. Crispy Peanut Butter Banana Gluten Free Waffles

  • Time Commitment: 20 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Gluten free, one bowl
If you’re looking for a sinfully delicious, gluten-free brunch recipe that will impress your friends and family, these waffles deliver on all fronts.

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17. Salted Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie

  • Time Commitment: 10 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Convenient, Crowd pleaser
Peanut butter, rich cocoa, almond milk and whey powder go for a spin in the bender, and the result is a crave-worthy milkshake you can suck down in the morning without regret.

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Girl Gone Gourmet

18. Peanut Butter Banana Bread

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Crowd pleaser, kid-friendly
The only way to make classic banana bread yummier is with (you guessed it) peanut butter.

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Real and Vibrant

19. Breakfast Cookies

  • Time Commitment: 20 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Gluten free, convenient, naturally sweetened
Seeds, nuts, dried fruit, peanut butter, chocolate—these chewy and satisfying oatmeal breakfast cookies have everything you need to start the day off on the right foot.

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Cook at Home Mom

20. Homemade Maple Pecan Granola

  • Time Commitment: 50 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Kid-friendly, natural sweeteners, <10 ingredients
Peanut butter and maple syrup are a match made in heaven and this customizable cup of granola is the proof.

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21. Rice Krispie Treats with Peanut Butter and Chocolate

  • Time Commitment: 15 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Gluten free, dairy free, <10 ingredients, no bake
This fiber-packed morning treat is part rice krispie treat, part Reese’s peanut butter cup and 100 percent guilt-free.

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