05/15/2014 05:16 pm ET Updated Jul 15, 2014

20 Reasons Why Peanut Butter Is Better Than Your Significant Other


They get along nicely with your BFF, bacon.

Get the recipe here


They don't get jealous when you hang out with other people, because they understand that, sometimes, more is merrier.

Yes, PB Oreos exist.


You can be sure that crazy people didn't participate in their creation and therefore mess them up. 

DIY peanut butter. Recipe here.

Photo by Katherine Carroll

They have smooth moves, and you don't have to worry about getting suckered.  

Get the 2-ingredient peanut butter fudge recipe here


They're the life of the party, and you love it.

Get the banana cupcakes with peanut butter frosting recipe here

Photo by Christine Pritula

They can have a good time without getting baked.

No-bake chocolate peanut butter bar recipe here

Photo by Rachel Conners

They, too, appreciate s'mores.

Peanut butter s'moreo recipe here.

Photo by Kelda Baljon

They inspire you to be healthier.

Get the homemade banana peanut butter granola bars recipe here


They love chilling out with you on hot summer nights.

Get the chocolate peanut butter banana pops recipe here.

Photo by Hannah Lin

They support you when you want to try out gluten-free.

Get the flourless chocolate chip peanut butter cookies here.

Photo by Danny Schuleman

They're super worldly and make home-cooked meals sexy and delicious.

Get the Thai peanut soba noodles recipe here.

Photo by Libby Perold

Then they make up for any overindulgence by helping you be healthy the next day.

Get the peanut butter hummus recipe here.


See 9 more reasons why peanut butter is so great (plus recipes!) here.

This post was originally published on Spoon University.

Photos by Christin Urso, Kelda Baljon, Hannah Lin, Rachel Conners, Libby Perold, Alex Tom, Claire Thompson, Katherine Carroll, Danny Schuleman,, Kim Buesser, Christine Pritula

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