March 1st is National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day. Yes, there is pretty much a holiday for every food. But hey, who are we to turn down a reason to celebrate? If you adore the creamy, nutty goodness, we’ve found eight spots in Boulder to enjoy a peanut butter focused dish and embrace the holiday. From savory to sweet, breakfast to dessert, whether gluten-free or vegan, we’ve got you covered with a delightful peanut butter treat. We’ve even got a little something for our beer enthusiasts because it is Boulder after all.
Glacier Home Made Ice Cream & Gelato: Enjoy a Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Blast Ice Cream from this award-winning ice cream spot. Peanut butter ice cream is filled with Reese’s peanut butter cups, cookie dough, and chocolate chips.
3133 28th St., Boulder, 303-440-6542 and 4760 Baseline Road, Boulder, 303-499-4760
Boulder Baked: Voted Best of Boulder Bakery by Boulder Weekly, there are plenty of desserts for peanut butter lovers. Individual cookies and cookie cakes include, peanut butter, peanut butter M&M, peanut butter chocolate chip, and double chocolate peanut butter cup. Cupcakes include chocolate peanut butter and a vegan chocolate banana peanut butter, and there’s also a gluten-free peanut butter chocolate cheesecake.
1911 Broadway, Boulder, 303-444-4999
Heifer and the Hen: Fresh, organic ingredients are used in a few peanut butter ice cream options. The peanut butter ice cream has fudge and locally made Justin’s peanut butter cups. Ice cream sandwiches include a brownie and peanut butter fudge ice cream, and a sandwich with marshmallow fluff, peanut butter cookie, and hazelnut ice cream.
5290 Arapahoe, Unit H, Boulder, 720-328-3159
Native Foods Café: Looking for a vegan peanut butter dessert? Native Foods has a dairy-free and gluten-free peanut butter parfait with creamy whipped peanut butter filling layered between fresh banana bread crumbles and chocolate chips.
1675 29th Street, Suite 1272, Boulder, 303-442-0213
Snooze AM Eatery: Kick off your day with some peanut butter goodness if you want to truly embrace National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day. Order the decadent peanut butter cup pancakes for breakfast.
1617 Pearl St., Boulder, 303-225-7344
Dark Horse Bar: Peanut butter isn’t just for sweet dishes. At Dark Horse, you’ll find it on their Jiffy Burger, a one-third pound of ground beef (or sub for a garden patty or mexi bean patty for $1 more), bacon, and provolone cheese.
2922 Baseline Road, Boulder, 303-442-8162
Liquid Mechanics Brewing Co.: Beer lovers don’t need to miss out on all the peanut butter celebrations. Try their Peanut Butter Porter on tap.
297 N. Hwy 287, Suite 100, Lafayette
Upslope Brewing Co.: Upslope has their recently released their own version of a peanut butter brew with their Peanut Butter Porter, described as sweet, nutty, creamy, with a slightly salty finish.
Lee Hill: 1501 Lee Hill Road N20, Boulder, 303-449-2911
Flatiron Park: 1898 S. Flatiron Court, Boulder, 303-396-1898