What is the best peanut butter for baking?
Which kind of peanut butter is best for baking— crunchy or smooth? Natural or regular? Many recipes will specify, and it’s always best to follow the recipe!
Using crunchy or smooth peanut butter is mostly a matter of preference. Smooth peanut butter is better for cakes and muffins, while either smooth and crunchy will work fine with cookies and bars.