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Ranked! The Weirdest Ways People Eat Peanut Butter Across the U.S.

Peanut butter is a polarizing food. Either you love it or you hate it. And even if you identify as a PB lover, you likely have strong preferences regarding how you consume the creamy spread. While Americans as a whole are nuts about peanut butter, consuming a whopping 700 million pounds of the stuff annually, there are strong regional differences in how that PB is eaten.

We examined research from all 50 nifty United States on how people enjoy their peanut butter. Most are unsurprising – PB&Js (with or without the crust), Reese’s peanut butter cups (preferably by the fistful), or simply straight out the jar with a spoon (binge like no one’s watching) – but a handful are downright odd. As much as we love peanut butter, we can’t say for sure that we’d satiate our PB cravings with some of these concoctions. But we will share them with you – and judge them accordingly.

These are the weirdest ways people eat peanut butter across the U.S., ranked!

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