10 Odd And Interesting Uses For Peanut Butter

We all know and love peanut butter for creating one of our fondest childhood snacks: peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Besides the sandwich, peanut butter is responsible for some of our favorite candies, cookies and ice creams. Peanut butter comes in a variety of flavors and combinations. There are a lot of interesting ways peanut butter can be used besides the obvious way. Here’s a list of a few odd yet interesting ways you can use peanut butter.

Odor Eliminator

If your house has a smell that’s hard to get rid of, put a tablespoon of peanut butter in a skillet and fry it for a minute. The peanut butter will heat up and eliminate any lingering odors.


If you’re one of the few people that has a hard time swallowing pills, peanut butter will help. Hiding the pill in a scoop of peanut butter will help with the pill consumption.

Glue Remover

While working on arts and craft projects, you may have glue residue on your hands. To get rid of it, rub your hands with peanut butter. The oils will loosen up the glue, making it easier to clean up.

Clean Leather

Peanut Butter is a great leather cleaner. It will buff and keep any leather item looking shiny and new.

Butter Substitue

If you’re cooking and don’t have any butter on hand, peanut butter is a great substitute. It will bring a nutty flavor to your dish.

Bird Feeder

Attract birds to your yard by rolling pinecones in peanut butter and bird seeds.

DVDs & CDs

Fix your scratched up CDs and DVDs by rubbing them with peanut butter. The discs will be like brand new.

Gum Remover

If gum gets stuck in your hair or carpet, rub the area with peanut butter. The peanut butter will help the gum ease out of the surface.

Moisturize Hair

Yes, you can use peanut butter to moisturize your hair. Simply rub peanut butter in your hair and follow up with a regular shampoo. Your hair will be shiny and moisturized.

Shaving Cream

If you ever run out of shaving cream, use peanut butter. Rub the peanut butter the same way you’d do shaving cream. The oils from the peanut butter will keep the razor from cutting your skin, and it acts as a moisturizer.