This fried peanut butter and jelly sandwich is simple, yet so delicious.
Starting with the standard PB&J sandwich, pressed to look like an uncrustable, then fried to perfection.
Topped with some powdered sugar and it’s a savory, sweet snack that is crisp on the outside, warm and gooey on the inside. This is the ultimate snack food!
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But you may also have luck with an an actual sandwich press. Either one will for without a doubt.
Make sure your oil temp is ready before you begin frying. I made the mistake of not checking before my first test, and the fried peanut butter and jelly, because an oil-logged peanut butter and jelly
I’d shoot for a temperature for 350-400F for your oil. cooking oil, or even something like peanut oil will do perfectly for this.
I usually have a candy thermometer on hand to manage oil temperatures, but it doesn’t pan out (#DadJoke) on shallower pans.
I highly recommend having a smalling frying thermometer on hand for shallower frying scenarios.
It does not take long to fry peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. If your oil is up to temp, it’s going to take a 1-2 minutes MAX.
I didn’t use enough oil to fully coat the PB&J, so I needed to flip half way. Just frying enough to get the sandwiches brown, and the insides will be nice and gooey.
But if you have one of those counter top deep fryers – I bet you’ll be done in 60 seconds.
What’s awesome about this it it keeps the crispiness even when cold. So if there are leftovers, these are awesome for breakfast, or even a fun lunch to pack for the kids.
But manage those kids expectations. Put a fried peanut butter and jelly sandwich in the lunch bags once, and they’ll expect them again!