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Given that Americans consume roughly one billion pounds of peanut butter per year, odds are high that there’s a peanut butter lover on your holiday shopping list. While most of these folks would be content with a jar of Jif and a spoon, we’ve gone searching for an array of unique gift ideas that are as diverse as the millions of different PB devotees out there.

The one trait that unites nearly all of these items is that they’re edible. Sure, you could get your relative a t-shirt or mug declaring their passion for the butter of the gods, and they might use it once in a while. But they’d probably prefer to simply savor the object of their affection. With that in mind, here are 13 ideas to delight the peanut butter lover in your life this holiday season! And be sure to check out the video above for Chowhound and NY Live‘s top peanut butter destinations in NYC.

For the Spice Fanatic

Hot Peanut Butter, $11.95 at Big Spoon Roasters

Big Spoon Roasters

Know someone would never even consider opting for “mild” or “medium?” Treat them to a spread that brings the heat. North Carolina’s Big Spoon Roasters handcrafts their Hot Peanut Butter with dried guajillo, ancho, and habanero chilies.
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For the Coffee Drinker

Peanut Butter & Jelly Coffee, $19.99 at Bones Coffee Co.

Bones Coffee Co.

What could be more comforting than starting your day with the nostalgic flavors of PB&J?
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For the Caffeine-Free

Stephen’s Gourmet Peanut Butter Cup Hot Cocoa, $11.54 at Amazon

peanut butter cup hot chocolate cocoa mix


Stephen’s is here for those who prefer hot chocolate over coffee. The cocoa mix purveyors have added actual mini peanut butter cups to their rich hot chocolate for the ultimate cup.See It

For the Adventurous Eater (East Coast Edition)

Hazelnut Amaretto Peanut Butter, $7 at Reginald’s Homemade

Reginald's Homemade peanut butter

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From our PB&J days, we all know that peanut butter plays well with others. But jelly is just the beginning. Reginald’s Homemade, based in Virginia, offers a host of unexpected flavor combos like Chocolate Peppermint Pistachio (currently sold out), Bourbon Pecan, and Coconut Sour Cherry. If you have trouble choosing one, you can also buy a 10-jar sample pack.See It

For the Adventurous Eater (West Coast Edition)

Garam Masala Peanut Butter, $8.99 at Eliot’s Adult Nut Butters

Eliot's Adult Nut Butters gourmet peanut butter

Eliot’s Adult Nut Butters

Over on the West Coast, Eliot’s Adult Nut Butters calls itself “The Bolder Nut Butter.” With options like Spicy Thai and Garam Masala, we’d say they live up to their claim.See It

For the Morning Person

KIND Healthy Grains Protein Peanut Butter Whole Grain Clusters, 3 bags for $12.91 on Amazon

KIND peanut butter protein granola clusters


On top of that unbeatable nutty taste, each serving of KIND peanut butter granola contains a good deal of fiber and a bunch of whole grains to boot! Plus, it’s all-natural, non-GMO, and free of trans fats and hydrogenated oils.See It

For the Brunch Enthusiast

Peanut Butter Pancake & Waffle Mix, $9.99 at Williams-Sonoma (originally $14.95)

peanut butter pancake mix


Just when you thought weekend mornings couldn’t get any better, along came Peanut Butter Pancake and Waffle Mix from Williams-Sonoma.
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For the #PSL Addict

Wild Friends Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter, $15 at Amazon

Wild Friends/Amazon

Pumpkin Spice. It’s not just for lattes anymore, thanks to the Pumpkin Spice Peanut Butter Blend from Portland’s Wild Friends company.
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For the One with the Big Sweet Tooth

Levain Bakery dark chocolate peanut butter chip cookies

Levain Bakery

If you’ve never laid eyes on a cookie from Levain Bakery, you should know that the word “cookie” isn’t quite sufficient when it comes to describing these dense, scone-shaped hunks of heaven. The Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip flavor is available on Levain’s website in assortments that also include Chocolate Chip Walnut, Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip, and Oatmeal Raisin. They’re all good, but if you’re local and only want the peanut butter chips, get a gift certificate instead.
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For the Home Chef

“Peanut Butter Passion” by Ann Criss, $12.01 on Amazon

peanut butter lovers' peanut butter cookbook

Ann Criss

Give your loved one the opportunity to discover even more ways to use their favorite ingredient. Ann Criss’ “Peanut Butter Passion” features over 100 recipes including some more unexpected occasions for peanut butter, like dinners and drinks.
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For the Amateur Baker

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookie Mix, $12 at Sur La Table

Sur La Table peanut butter blossom cookie mix

Sur La Table

For an easy-to-make peanut butter chocolate treat, these Sur La Table Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies will become a household favorite.See It

For the Philanthropist

PB Crave Peanut Butter, $9 – $30 at PB Crave

PB Crave produces peanut butters in five mouthwatering flavors including Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and Raspberry White Fudge & Dark Chocolate. But as if that wasn’t sweet enough, they also donate at least two percent of the profits from each jar to Project Peanut Butter, a non-profit working to advance the treatment of childhood malnutrition.
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For the Long-Distanced Loved One

Your Choice Nut Butter Subscription, $14.95 per month at Big Spoon Roasters

Keeping in touch with friends and relatives in other cities can be hard. But buy them a subscription to a peanutbutter-of-the-month club and they’ll receive a monthly reminder of how much you care. Big Spoon Roasters offers subscriptions that range from three months to six months to ongoing.See It

For more great gift ideas, see our Gourmet Food and Drink Gift Guide, and our Best Kitchen Gadgets, Tools, and Appliances Gift Guide.

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