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Spicy Peanut Butter-Stuffed Celery Sticks


Serves 6 (serving size: 2 sticks)

The famous peanut butter and celery duo just got better! The twist on the classic combination walks a bit on the spicy side with a dash of ground red pepper. It’s sure to be a crowd pleaser.


  • 2 ounces 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 12 (2 1/2-inch-long) celery sticks
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 76
  • fat 6.2 g
  • satfat 2.1 g
  • monofat 2.5 g
  • polyfat 1.3 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 3 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 7 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 91 mg
  • calcium 26 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine softened cream cheese and peanut butter in a medium bowl. Beat with a mixer at medium speed for 1 minute or until light and fluffy. Place peanut butter mixture in a small zip-top bag or a pastry bag with a star tip. Pipe about 2 teaspoons peanut butter mixture into each celery stick. Sprinkle evenly with ground red pepper.