That’s right… J is for Jam.
While you might enjoy this on toast for breakfast, on a sandwich for lunch, or on a roll at dinner… these recipes will take you OUT of the typical “box” we put jam into.
What’s up first?
PB & J Crepes!
These are a fun new way to do the run-of-the-mill peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for your kiddos!
It could also be a more sophisticated take on the sandwich for an adult lunch or party. No adult can deny these taste delicious, even if they are a take on an old kid-favorite! 🙂
Here’s what you need for the crepes:
Simply mix milk, eggs, flour, a little sugar, and a pinch of salt in a blender…. Then, LET ‘ER RIP!!
Heat a 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. I used a regular 10-inch skillet and coated it with cooking spray to prevent sticking and it worked just fine!
Add a little butter to the pan and tilt it to coat the bottom and sides… Not a bad start I’d say…
Use a 1/4 cup measurer to scoop each crepe from the batter. Pour the batter into the pan and almost simultaneously tilt the pan quickly to allow the batter to coat the bottom of the pan evenly. WORK FAST!
It only takes ONE minute before you need to FLIP the crepe over for ONE more minute on the other side.
Move the finished crepe to a large plate and start again with the butter until you’ve used all the batter. The recipe says it makes 8 to 9 crepes but I was able to get 10 out of the mix! 🙂
Time to make PB & J CREPES!!
You need the crepes, peanut butter, jam or jelly (any flavor works really) and blueberries. I think fresh are preferable but if you only have frozen (like I did), just defrost them and they’ll work just fine!
Dollop the PB and the J in the center of each crepe. Then use the back of a spoon to spread it around the crepe.
Leave a 1-INCH BORDER!!
Add a row of blueberries in the center to finish off the filling…
To roll it up simply fold the crepe in half over the blueberries, fold in the sides toward the center, and then roll the crepe like a burrito.
Place the crepe seam-side-DOWN and cut it in half. This will show off the beautiful filling when you serve the crepes!
Place the finished crepes on a serving plate and sprinkle with powdered sugar for a little sweetness and flair!
You’re looking at about $.40 per crepe and the recipe makes 8-10 of them!
The Recipe? Find it HERE!
Mmmmmm…. I thought you might need one last close-up…
Happy Economical Eating!!