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Better Peanut Butter Sandwich

Better Peanut Butter Sandwich

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This is a great version of your basic peanut butter sandwich! Applesauce is used in place of jelly. Kids love it, and it has less sugar than regular jelly so it is much better for you.

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  • Calories:
  • 286 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 13.9 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.7g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 10 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 453 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  1. Spread peanut butter on one slice of bread, and applesauce on the other slice. Place them together, cut in half, and serve.
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Tom Vegas

I am 66 and have been eating this all of my life.. When I was a kid and was sick my Mom would grill a crunchy PB and mayo sandwich on plain ole white bread and serve it with a glass of icy cold milk. Today whenever I make one I want to put on my flannel jammies and wool socks so I can have this extreme comfort food.


I'll try anything with peanut butter because I love the stuff so much, but this just wasn't so good. Don't get me wrong I love applesauce too but I think these two things are best off separate....

The Hyphenated Cook

This is good, especially toasted. I kind of prefer apple butter (you can get it without sugar), but my kids liked this. They also liked having a little extra applesauce on the side to dunk the sandwich in. For those with wheat allergies, this translates well if you are using spelt bread--the spelt bread is able to withstand the extra moisture from the applesauce better than wheat bread.