March is National Flour Month and we thought this was the perfect time talk about the differences between peanut flour and powdered peanut butter. Powdered peanut butter is a popular item that keeps showing up on grocery store shelves. Many of you all may be adding it to your smoothies or oatmeal in the morning for a little extra added protein. Many chefs are using peanut flour which is less available to the public in their sauces and baked goods. Both are nutritious and naturally gluten-free.
Peanut Flour vs. Powdered Peanut Butter
- Peanut Flour: Crushed and defatted peanuts made into a flour form. Peanut flour is available in multiple roasts and the fat content varies from 12% to 28%.
- Powdered Peanut Butter: Are Ground peanuts into a flour form usually with added ingredients like sweeteners or salt and came come in several flavors.
Here are a few of our favorite recipes that use peanut flour or powdered peanut butter.