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Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes

Lunch meets breakfast with these whole grain, protein-packed peanut butter and jelly pancakes.

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While we don’t eat pancakes every weekend, a few times a month I like to whip up a big batch so that I can stock the freezer with homemade frozen pancakes. Mornings are a bit frantic in our house so I love knowing that I can have a warm, wholesome breakfast ready in just 60 seconds.

Asher Mixing Pancakes

Lucky for me, my oldest loves to help “Mama mix”. Cooking with toddlers isn’t the tidiest of tasks but I believe it’s important to get your kids in the kitchen at an early age. Friends often ask why my kids aren’t picky eaters and I really believe getting them involved in the cooking process from farm to plate plays a vital role in their attitudes towards food.

Whole Wheat Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes - The Lemon Bowl

This time of year we often make pumpkin or banana pancakes but I decided to turn my son’s favorite sandwich into breakfast with these Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes. Plain yogurt keeps them light and fluffy and natural peanut butter adds tons of flavor, healthy fats and protein.

These freeze beautifully so make a double batch and thank me in the morning!

Your fork is waiting.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes - The Lemon Bowl copy

Peanut Butter and Jelly Pancakes

Yay or Nay?
Lunch meets breakfast in these whole grain, protein-packed peanut butter and jelly pancakes.
PREP: 5 mins
COOK: 15 mins
TOTAL: 20 mins
Servings: 4

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Heat peanut butter in a microwave-safe dish for 30 seconds; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together dry ingredients: whole wheat pastry flour through salt.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together wet ingredients: eggs through vanilla. Add melted peanut butter to the bowl and whisk until smooth and creamy.
  • Slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until all ingredients are fully incorporated.
  • Heat a non-stick griddle on medium heat and spray with cooking spray.
  • Ladle batter on to the griddle about 1/3 cup at a time. Heat on first side until bubbles begin to surface then flip. Cook on other side until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side.
  • While pancakes are cooking, microwave raspberry preserves with 2-3 tablespoons water for 45-60 seconds or until warmed through. Whisk raspberry syrup with a fork to remove lumps.
  • Serve pancakes with raspberry syrup and extra peanut butter if you wish.

Notes

serving size is 4 pancakes

Nutrition

Calories: 578kcalCarbohydrates: 80.1gProtein: 22gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 5.1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 19.9gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 112mgSodium: 1201mgFiber: 11.1gSugar: 21.9g
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Liz DellaCroce

Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families.

27 Comments

  1. These were a huge hit in my household! They absolutely do keep you full for a long time — can’t wait to see variations on this from you, or maaaaybe try to improvise on my own ….

  2. Aww. Asher in that BRM apron! So cute. :)

    These pancakes look amazing and I LOVE the ingredient list! Is the peanut butter the kind with peanuts and salt only? I’m always amazed how different natural peanut butters are. Mine is a runny mess, even when refrigerated.

    1. You know I used creamy natural peanut butter for this one which does have a little molasses. I prefer the kind with peanuts and salt but I don’t think it’s creamy enough for this recipe. :)

  3. I definitely agree that getting the kids involved leads to less picky eating! Although, I can’t see how any kid wouldn’t want a big batch of these…I know I do!

  4. OMG – those boys are adorable! Best kitchen helpers ever! And you could just strap me up with an iv of peanut butter, so you KNOW I’m diggin’ this recipe!!

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