Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins from The Recipe Girl Cookbook are so moist and delicious! These are perfect for breakfast, school lunches or after school snacks.

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins, the perfect breakfast, lunch, or snack idea!

I’m always looking for ways to add more peanut butter to our lives. My kids are all underweight. I know. Weird right? I wish I had that problem.

They are great eaters, they love their fruits and veggies. All but one of them will eat pretty much eat any dinner I put on the table (yeah, I’ve got one semi-vegetarian who will take ONE “no-thank you” bite of meat).

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins, the perfect breakfast, lunch, or snack idea!

Adding peanut butter to smoothies, baked goods and sandwiches is a great way to give my kids an extra boost of protein and calories. And my kids LOVE peanut butter.

I’ll be honest. There are days that I crave a peanut butter & jelly sandwich. I like my sandwiches DRIPPING with PB and jelly.

When Lori gave me a copy of her cookbook, I was in love. I have so many pages dog eared and ready to make. But as I was initially thumbing through this book, the Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins caught my eye immediately.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins, the perfect breakfast, lunch, or snack idea!

I love how Lori’s cookbook is so user friendly. She has “change it up” tips on every recipe to give you a fresh idea using ingredients you may have on hand!

These muffins, as expected, did not disappoint. I love that the recipe made exactly one dozen muffins. Admittedly most of  my recipes call for an odd number of muffins and cupcakes.

For the jelly, I used a natural strawberry preserve to keep the sugar down. However, a couple of my kids thought I should have used either more jelly, or more “sugared” jelly. Yeah, they are my kids, hehe!!

Anyways, I’ve got great news! Lori and I have teamed up to give one of YOU a copy of her cookbook. How cool is that??? Use the rafflecopter below (you may need to give it a minute to load) and follow the instructions to enter! You’ve got one week, so enter now…then go back some muffins!

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins, the perfect breakfast, lunch, or snack idea!

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Yield: 12 muffins

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes


  • 1 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 3/4 cup milk (I used fat free)
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup strawberry preserves


  1. Spray 12 muffin cups with nonstick baking spray. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder and kosher salt. Set aside.
  3. In a second bowl, whisk the milk, peanut butter, oil, egg and vanilla together. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix until combined. Do not over mix.
  4. I used a 2 Tbsp scoop and put batter into the bottom of each muffin cup. Spoon a large teaspoon of preserves onto the batter. Top with remaining batter, dividing evenly among the muffins.
  5. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes. Remove and cool completely.  ENJOY.


  • Recipe from The Recipe Girl Cookbook

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143 comments on “Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins”

  1. Those muffins look fabulous! Peanut butter-banana muffins are my favorite, but you can’t go wrong with PBJ muffins either.

  2. My fave muffins…gosh, I cannot pick. Either blueberry, or with pb/choc chips or….pb/banana/coconut oil. These muffins look great and what a fun choice from Lori’s book! pinned

  3. Bryn

    Brown sugar/coconut oil/oat muffins. So yummy.

  4. I am such a kid at heart, I love peanut butter and jelly anything! These would be a perfect breakfast or afternoon snack. Thanks for the giveaway!

  5. This is awesome, I was just thinking about peanut butter and jelly muffins 🙂
    My favorite would have to be Blueberry Muffins.

  6. I’ll take PB and jelly anyway I can get it! These muffins look delicious and are perfect to grab on the go. 🙂

  7. These look delicious! Thank you for the giveaway! 🙂


  8. sheila

    Blueberry whole wheat eggless muffins

  9. Julie

    These muffins look AWESOME!!!!
    I LOVE anything with peanut butter!!
    Perfect for bfast or snack:)

  10. Karen

    These muffins look so yummy. I cannot wait to make them.

  11. My favorite muffin…probably any banana muffin! I heart them all!!! Love these fun muffins from Lori’s book! That jelly pocket is calling my name!

  12. These muffins look amazing! Might have to swipe out the strawberry jelly for raspberry. That’s my favorite! Thanks for the giveaway.

  13. i love blueberry muffins with lots of blueberry’s. thanks for the chance to win! cookbooks are my favorite reading material.

  14. cassie scott

    Can’t wait to try thee. A friend just gave me a giant jar of peanut butter.

  15. Miranda

    Those look delicious!

  16. Jeffrey

    I like blueberry muffins the best but have made a rule to never turn down any type!

  17. Shelly

    These muffins look delicious!

  18. Kesha

    I love blueberry muffins

  19. Kelli

    My favorite muffins are banana chocolate chip.

  20. Leslie Fisher

    These sound so yummy! I will be pinning the recipe to try.

  21. Kaye Killgore

    These sound yummy. I will try them

  22. Kaye Killgore

    My favorite muffin is chocolate chocolate chip.

  23. Jennifer Isitt-Jackson

    These look fantastic! I think we will try them tomorrow. Thanks for the recipe.

  24. Aimee I’m so glad I’m not the only one who like dripping peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. sometimes I make myself one along with the kids and it’s little ridiculous how much jelly I put on…Love these muffins! Lori’s recipes are just the best.

  25. Kam

    We love peanut butter/banana muffins. Thanks for the new recipe but need to switch out strawberry for something else…

  26. Kimberly C

    My favorite muffin is blueberry vanilla streusel!!

  27. Heather

    I honestly don’t think I’ve ever met a muffin that I didn’t like!!

  28. Kellie

    These muffins look great. I can’t wait to try them.

  29. Susan S

    My favorite muffin recipe is a whole wheat banana chocolate chip muffin. So moist and yummy!!

  30. I love lemon raspberry muffins!!

  31. Kristy F

    I love a blueberry muffin!!

  32. Lori Delgado

    These sound so yummy. I enjoy your blog and recipes and LOVE peanut butter

  33. cloey

    can i use vegetable oil instead of canola?

  34. Valerie N.

    These look amazing! Blueberry muffins are usually my favorite.

  35. lyn

    I love blueberry muffins

  36. Cathy King

    I love banana muffins!!

  37. Veronica

    Love PB&j…can’t wait to try these!

  38. Tracy

    Can’t wait to try these!

  39. Pauline Gudas

    My favorite muffin is wild Maine blueberry.

  40. April H

    Cannot wait to try these! Making them for my kids this morning 🙂

  41. Amanda

    I love chocolate chip muffins, it’s a classic!

  42. Jamie

    I love lemon poppyseed or chocolate chip pumpkin!

  43. itzia

    heyyyy… i love blueberry muffins.

  44. Sarah

    These look delicious!!!!! I’m going to try gluten free flour to make these!!

  45. As for me I guess that these muffins should be decorated somehow. I have no doubts as for their taste but I guess that they should be covered with some cream or something like that. It will make them more vivid.

  46. Kylie

    These sound great! Might make them in the morning 🙂

  47. Want to try these for the grandkids!

  48. These looks so good, can’t wait to try!

  49. Brooke

    This sounds delicious! I’m always looking for a easy to ready more peanut butter or I simply have to easy it straight from the jar 😉

  50. Amber

    My favorite muffins are cherry chocolate chip.

  51. Hi! My favorite recipe is by America’s Test Kitchen- blueberry muffins! These peanut butter and jelly ones sounds great to make for my boyfriend 🙂

  52. Jenny Grandfield

    Love the idea of these muffins! Peanut Butter and Strawberry Jelly is my favorite! Can’t wait to make them!

  53. Ayesha

    Favorite muffine recipe: zucchini nut

  54. These muffins look incredible Aimee! I love peanut butter and jelly in any form and the oozing strawberry preserves looks mouthwatering! Pinning 🙂

  55. stacie

    Saw this recipe last night. Ran to Publix this morning for Jam. Making the muffins now. Couldn’t resist the deliciousness. My babies and hubby thank you.

  56. These look delicious!! I do love a good chocolate muffin, or blueberry crumble!

  57. Angel

    I love Pumpkin muffins !!

  58. Pumpkin is a big favorite in our house!

  59. I love blueberry lemon muffins.

  60. jamie morris

    I like lemon poppyseed muffins

  61. My kids LOVE muffins – these look fantastic. The muffins they request most often are Banana Apple Muffins.

  62. Shirley Wylie

    I love banana nut muffins and enjoy trying new muffin recipes also.

  63. Juli V

    I love blueberry muffins, but red velvet muffins are a close second.

  64. Tina Brett

    Looking forward to trying the PBJ Muffins 🙂

  65. Tracey

    Will be making these muffins for sure! My kids would LOVE them! I also like savoury muffins, especially pumpkin or cheese/herb.

  66. Casey Dickinson

    Peanut butter jelly time!

  67. Rhonda Quinn

    Those look wonderful and I would love to win the cookbook!

  68. Tonia Merlo

    Yumo peanut butter my fav

  69. Just found your awesome blog, thru this give away and I am intently hooked. Can’t wait to try some of the delicious looking recipes

  70. Vickie

    Triple Berry Muffins with a cinnamon sugar topping good 🙂 Thanks

  71. Crystal

    My Favorite Muffin is pumpkin muffins, they are so good!

  72. Susann M

    Love the recipe from my mother’s Betty Crocker cookbook for blueberry muffins – made with the first blueberries of Spring!

  73. Erika

    Blueberry for sure!

  74. HJ

    Lemon poppyseed muffins!

  75. Sue

    I love Muffins that taste like Donuts!!

  76. Emily

    I would love to win this cookbook!

  77. Brandi Bryant

    Hi. I have to say my favorite muffin is pecan pie. Yum! Thanks for the giveaway. Good luck everyone.

  78. Jodi4372

    I think my husband would love these! I will have to make them this weekend!

  79. Colleen

    Peanut Butter and Jelly anything is a huge hit in my family thanks!

  80. Michele E

    Any blueberry muffin is my favorite, especially with a crumb topping!

  81. Amanda Peterson

    All muffins are good muffins especially with crumbly toppings!

  82. Linda

    My family loves muffins of all kinds. Chocolate with chocolate chips are my favorite. Thanks for the giveaway!!!

  83. Rena

    bluberry crumb are my fave….have to try these too!

  84. Helen

    I like almond poppyseed muffins.

  85. catherine

    I’ve heard about a pb&j cupcake, even tried it once; it was the most moist cupcake I’ve had so far.. But no recipes until now! 😉 tnx!

  86. Susie M.

    I really love lemon poppyseed muffins. Yum!

  87. I love to make “French Breakfast Puffs” they remind me of when my mother made them when I was a young kid.

  88. Bonnie

    I love just about any muffin,but I enjoy berries too so I love putting the two together

  89. Roberta V.

    Love blueberry muffins.

  90. chocolate chip banana muffins!

  91. Krissy

    I love to make my own peanut butter so I love finding new recipes that incorporate my homemade peanut butter!

  92. SandyN

    I LOVE muffins…so hard to pick just one!! I guess blueberry would be my favorite.

  93. TobyD

    Even my semi-grown up kids would love these!

  94. Donna Loper

    Love your postings and would LOVE your cookbook please.

  95. Would love to receive a copy of this amazing cookbook

  96. Just made a batch of lemon poppy that rocked my socks.

  97. cindy

    Hi!! Thanks for doing the giveaway!

  98. Theresa Marais

    Blueberry Muffins are still my best treat.

  99. Lolly

    I love blueberry or cranberry muffins a lot and I make a mean banana nut muffin too!

  100. I’ve never met a muffin that I didn’t like!

  101. Teresa Organ

    Hi! This recipe sounds good.

  102. Dana

    chocolate cheesecake muffns

  103. Amy

    raspberry lemon wheat muffins! yum

  104. Alessandra

    I love blueberry muffins!

  105. Nicole S.

    Love zucchini muffins

  106. Heidi

    Browned butter pumpkin muffins~~

  107. Meg K

    Hi! I just printed out a copy of this to make for my family tonight! Looks yummy 🙂

  108. Katie S.

    I love pumpkin muffins, but Peanut Butter and Jelly is one of my favorite combinations, this recipe is next on my list!

  109. Kathy H.

    Hi! just found your site and these muffins look soooo good!

  110. Auntiepatch

    The classic Lemon Blueberry muffin with almonds & lemon zest sprinkled on top.

  111. Sarah McDonald

    My girls and I are going to try these tomorrow! Looks yummy 🙂

  112. Marcy Shuler

    These look good. I like banana/chocolate chip muffins or a nice cornmeal muffin.


  113. stephanie

    This sounds crazy, but my grandmother used to make the most amazing melt-in-your-mouth bran muffins!! We are so sad not to have the recipe anymore.

  114. Stacey

    My favorite muffin is pumpkin chocolate chip.

  115. carrie

    I have to give these muffins a try.

  116. Keely

    I am a huge sucker for Lemon Poppy Seed muffins…or anything involving streusel on top!

  117. jenna k

    A bakery style chocolate chip muffin is my fav!

  118. Sally T.

    I love Blueberry.
    I would love to win this book~Thank -You.

  119. Christina

    I don’t really have a favorite muffin. I do love them. Right now, I’d probably go with banana chocolate chip.

  120. I just made these on Monday and they were oh so good.

  121. Kel

    I made cranberry muffins recently that were great!

  122. Marcia S.

    I love muffins! My favorite are the cinnamon puffins, but I also love an old standby, blueberry muffin too.

  123. Carolsue

    I like blueberry or raspberry muffins

  124. Your peanut butter and jelly muffins looks wonderful.

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