Amish Peanut Butter Spread

Quick & Easy Gifts from the Kitchen: Amish Peanut Butter Spread.  How do I explain the wonderfulness that it is? This nice fluffy spread is so yummy on toast, bagels, pancakes, as well as a fun dip for little pieces of chocolate! It makes a quick, easy, and inexpensive gift for the holidays too!

I first came across Amish Peanut Butter Spread in my favorite small town nestled above Charlottesville, Virginia (Thomas Jefferson's home) . There is both a little Amish owned Cheese Shop as well as a Mennonite Bakery in town, both of which are delicious places to find this Spread.

I read the ingredients on my container and was determined to make my own, since trips into the mountains only happen about twice a year for me.

After some searching as well as trial and error, here is the version that contains all the ingredients listed on the original version I purchased and tastes just as wonderful. I found the winner over at: Plain Chicken and tweaked the recipe just a little bit to get the consistency and taste as close to my original as possible, but her recipe is wonderful as is!

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Amish Peanut Butter Spread


  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons light corn syrup 
  • 2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 7 oz. jar marshmallow creme


  • In small saucepan combine brown sugar, water and corn cyrup. Bring to boil, stirring frequently.
  • Let boil 1 min, then remove from heat and set aside to cool completely
  • In a mixing bowl (I use my stand mixer)measure in  peanut butter and marshmallow creme.
  •  Beat on low speed just until it's well combined.
  • With mixer still running on low speed, slowly add in the  cooled down brown sugar mixture.
  • Beat until fluffy about 2 minutes.
  • Store in air tight containers in the refrigerator up to 3 months 

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