Peanut Butter War Bread

Kim McCarty


This recipe my Grandmother use to make , even though I was born in the 60's she made it for us Grandkids cause it was an easy treat.
War Breads have been around since wars were fought ( see Old Teatament Ezekiel 4:9).
World War I war breads usually were made from wheatless or wheat-reduced recipes, there by saving wheat "fuel" for the U.S. Soldiers. Yeast breads still called for some wheat flour; quick breads could go wheatless. Peanut butter bread was doubly beneficial in that if required no wheat flour or fat.


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Makes 1 loaf
15 Min
35 Min


How to Make Peanut Butter War Bread


  1. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a bowl; add peanut butter and sugar or syrup and mix. Add milk and mix well. Bake in a greased 8 1/2-by- 4 1/2 inch loaf pan in a moderate oven (350 degrees) 30 to 35 minutes.
  2. Cut into thin slices, it makes very good sandwiches. This can also be baked as biscuits.
    This is best when a day old. (true)

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About Peanut Butter War Bread

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy

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