Best places with peanut butter-based treats

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Celebrate Peanut Butter Lover’s Day on March 1 by sampling some of the best peanut-infused treats in the city.

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Monkey Business Milkshake

The Monkey Business Milkshake ($7) at BLT Burger is a rich blend of chocolate ice cream, peanut butter and bananas served in a large chilled glass with a generous helping of whipped cream on top.

470 Sixth Ave.

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Peanut Butter Cup Cupcake

The peanut butter cup cupcake ($4.50) at Crumbs Bake Shop is a piece of heaven. The chocolate cupcake is topped with smooth peanut butter frosting and a plethora of peanut butter cup pieces, chocolate chips and crushed peanuts.

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Peanut Butter Doughnuts

Doughnut Plant offers two types of peanut butter donuts: one filled with dark blackberry jam and the other with banana cream. These delicious square-shaped donuts are made fresh daily with all-natural ingredients.

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Peanut Butter Cookies

Not only are the peanut butter cookies from City Bakery the perfect balance between crunchiness and creaminess, but at only $0.75 per cookies, they are the ultimate cheap afternoon snack.

3 W. 18th St.

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Fried PB&J Bites

Concrete Restaurant and Bar dreamt up this deliciously decadent snack (four pieces for $10). Bread rolls are stuffed with peanut butter and jelly then rolled in brown sugar before being deep-fried and served with a crushed peanut topping.

320 W. 37th St.

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Peanut Noodles

I Am Thai, a cozy restaurant in Queens, dishes up a generous helping of noodles, vegetables and protein, all smothered in a rich peanut curry sauce.

49-08 43rd Ave., Woodside

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Elvis Ice Cream Sandwich

Celebrate spring by grabbing a delicious ice cream sandwich from Melt Bakery. The Elvis ($4) sandwich is a scoop of creamy banana ice cream between two fresh-baked peanut butter cookies.

132 Orchard St.

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Peanut Butter Sandwiches

This Greenwich Village restaurant serves traditional peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with sides of potato chips and carrot sticks (starting at $5), as well as some interesting combinations, such as the Pregnant Lady ($6.25), a concoction of peanut butter and pickles.

240 Sullivan St.

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Candy Bar Pie

Try a slice of this rich, decadent pie ($5.25) from Momofuku Milk Bar. This nutty treat consists of homemade peanut butter nougat, a chocolate crust and swirls of salty caramel.

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Bacon Peanut Brittle

Order a tin of The Redhead’s famous bacon peanut brittle ($5), a perfect combination of sweet honey roasted peanuts and salty bacon.

349 E. 13th St.

Bryna Shuman is a staff writer. Email her at [email protected]

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