What Jam Goes Best with Peanut Butter?

So, what jam goes best with peanut butter? Grape jam, obviously. You strawberry and blueberry truthers can argue all you want, but deep down you know grape is the answer. But if you’re looking for something different, try strawberry or blueberry or blackberry jam. They all go great with peanut butter!

Peanut butter and grape jam

Chunky or Smooth Peanut Butter?

It’s gotta be smooth. And this is coming from someone who is a long-time chunky peanut butter backer. There’s something about that white bread with smooth peanut butter and grape jam in the middle. The perfect thing to get me from lunch to dinner. Or the perfect thing to get me from dinner to bedtime. They also work for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Basically, I’ll have a peanut butter and grape jam sandwich anytime.

What Goes Well with Peanut Butter on Toast?

See, this is where I like to switch it up. I like just peanut butter on my toast. I also like just jam on my toast. But sometimes I’ll mix it up and go for peanut butter and grape jam on my toast in the mornings.

Breakfast time is also a good time to experiment with the strawberry preserves on toast. It’s undeniable that’s great stuff. I also like butter and grape jelly on toast in the morning. Give it a shot, you might be surprised!

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Best Bread for Peanut Butter and Jam?

This is a tough one. I’ve had great luck with the classic white bread, but whole wheat can be good too. But that was only when my significant other was forcing it on me. If I have it my way I’m going for straight white Wonderbread. It’s as simple as that.

But if you’re looking for something a little different, try a baguette or ciabatta bread. They make for a great PB&J sandwich! Great chance to switch it up. Get that crunch going on your sandwich.

What Goes Great With a Peanut Butter and Grape Jam Sandwich?

For me, as an adult, these sandwiches have mostly been a standalone item. It’s just a snack for me and I never have it with a side unless I’m grabbing a handful of chips while on my way to the couch to watch the game and devour my sandwich.

As far as side dishes that go with a PB&J, I’ll have to take it back to school lunch growing up. A banana was a great option along with most other fruit options. Then there’s always the move of adding something crunchy such as saltines or pretzels. Those are a great combination with the classic American sandwich.

What Soup Goes Well With a Peanut Butter and Grape Jam Sandwich?

This is a great question. I never would have thought to pair a PB&J with soup, but it makes perfect sense! Tomato soup could go great with a PB&J sandwich. But you know what? Tomato soup with a grilled cheese is a much, much better option. If you do figure out what soup goes great with a PB&J then let me know. I’m not opposed to giving it a shot.

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Peanut Butter and Grape Jam Sandwich for Dinner

Anyone who does this on a regular basis, you’re my people. You’re not above having breakfast for dinner. Life is all about taking chances and thinking outside of the box and you’re doing just that.


What is your favorite jam to pair with peanut butter? Do you prefer chunky or smooth peanut butter? What’s your favorite way to eat peanut butter and jelly toast? There’s no wrong answer! But odds are you’re probably very biased with your choice being the best.