Peanut Butter Bread is a simple and delicious quick bread recipe. It uses basic pantry staples and results in tons of peanut butter flavor.

Slice of peanut butter bread with peanut butter on it.
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If you are looking for a quick breakfast or snack, try this easy Peanut Butter Bread recipe. It is one of the easiest Peanut Butter Desserts along with Peanut Butter Pudding. With only a handful ingredients, this recipe is perfect for busy moms.

I have been making this Great Depression recipe for years and it’s perfect with a glass of milk. Another easy bread recipe to try is Banana Bread.

Why this recipe works

You don’t need any complicated ingredients to make this bread and it doesn’t even include butter. With just a few pantry staples, this recipe comes together without much fuss or work.

It’s a great recipe and so easy. If you love peanut butter, it’s a must try and inexpensive to make.


Ingredients for recipe - flour, sugar, egg, baking powder, salt, milk, peanut butter.
  • All Purpose Flour 
  • Granulated Sugar 
  • Large Egg (room temperature) 
  • Baking Powder 
  • Salt 
  • Fat Free Milk 
  • Creamy Peanut Butter 

Find the complete list of ingredients at the bottom of the page.


  • Chocolate Chips. Add a handful of chocolate chips to the batter for chocolate flavor.
  • Nuts. You can fold chopped peanuts into the batter.
  • Dried Fruit. Raisins and cranberries taste great in this bread.

Step by Step instructions

  • Step 1. Go ahead and preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Then spray a 9X5 inch loaf pan with non-stick spray.  
Dry ingredients combined in a bowl.

Step 2. Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.  

Wet ingredients added to dry ingredients.

Step 3. Next, add in the egg, milk and peanut butter into the dry ingredients. Blend with an electric mixer until wet ingredients combined.

Bread batter in loaf pan.

Step 4. Pour the bread batter into loaf pan and bake.

Bread baked and cooling.

Step 5. Now, it’s time to bake the bread. It takes 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean. Let the bread cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Then remove from the pan and place on a wire rack to cool completely.  

Pro Tips

  • Cut the bread when completely cool. You will have nice clean slices if you wait until its cool.
  • Check to make sure the bread is fully cooked. A toothpick inserted into the center should come out clean.
  • Don’t overmix the batter. Combine the ingredients until just blended together.


How to store?

Store any leftover bread in an airtight container or ziplock bag at room temperature for up to 4-5 days. 

Can you freeze this bread?

You can also freeze the bread. Wrap in plastic wrap and place in a freezer container. Freeze up to 3 months. Thaw in the fridge when ready to serve.

How to serve?

It is delicious with peanut butter spread on each slice. Jelly is also a great flavor combination.

Bread sliced and ready to enjoy.

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Peanut Butter Bread

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Let Bread Cool in Pan 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 10
Cuisine American
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Calories 323



  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and spray a 9X5 inch loaf pan with a non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  • Add in the egg, milk and peanut butter and blend with a hand held mixer until combined and smooth.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared loaf pan.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the center of the bread comes out clean.
  • Let the bread cool in the pan for 10 minutes and then turn the bread out onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  • Once the bread has cooled, it’s ready to slice, serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store any leftover bread in an airtight container or bag at room temperature for up to 4-5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 323kcal, Carbohydrates 57g, Protein 10g, Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat 2g, Monounsaturated Fat 3g, Trans Fat 0.002g, Cholesterol 16mg, Sodium 360mg, Potassium 106mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 36g, Vitamin A 124IU, Calcium 232mg, Iron 2mg

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