The thought of un-crusted peanut butter and jelly sandwiches bring back warm and cozy memories for a lot of us. While the nostalgic yummy spread remains a childhood favorite, and top choice for peanut lovers everywhere, it also yields several non-edible uses that may shock you! Take a peak at 19 unique functions for peanut butter!
1. Shaving Cream
If you’re fresh out of shaving cream and desperate to get rid of some pesky hair, slather on some smooth (not chunky) peanut butter. The oils and vitamins found in the paste are a great skin moisturizer, and act as a good lubricant.
2. Concealing Medicine For Kids/Pets
The sticky and dense consistency of peanut butter makes the perfect culprit to conceal medicine for kids and pets!
3. Leather Cleaner
If you’re looking for a quick shine for your leather apparel, try rubbing a small amount of peanut butter in a section and you’ll notice the shine in no time!
4. Rodent Bait
Domestic rodents such as mice have excellent senses, and as such can be tricky to bait with typical traps. A small amount of peanut butter has been proven to lure in the pesky creepers!
5. Ant Bait
If ants have infested your beloved dwelling, than placing some peanut butter and honey on a piece of cardboard will create an ant trail in no time!
6. Face Mask
Adding some peanut butter to your favorite homemade mask will add vital moisturizing compounds and vitamins to yours skin!
7. Odor Eliminator
If the smell of cooked fish in the kitchen is luring, slip some peanut better onto a cookie sheet while the oven is still hot, and let it bake. The delicious smell will overpower your kitchen. You can also add cookie ingredients and make delicious peanut butter cookies!
When opening a fresh jar of peanut butter you’ll notice the oil floating at the top. This is great for lubricating squeaks such as squeaky bikes wheels!
10. Gum Remover
If you've ever had gum stuck in your hair you know that it’s probably scissor time. If you've got some peanut butter handy try rubbing it on the sticky area, the naturally oily substance should help to loosen the gooey gum.
11. Glue Remover
Along with several oil-based products, peanut butter has the ability to remove that crusty glue from a variety of surfaces without harming your beloved furniture!
12. Price Sticker Removal
Price stickers can really affect the esthetic of a new possession or a precious gift. Rubbing a dollop of peanut butter into the sticker will help remove it without leaving those pesky sticky traces!
13. Window Cleaner
Removing bugs from windows can be a tedious task, especially if you’re out of window cleaning fluid! Try improvising with some smooth peanut butter, and the natural oil should help separate the bugs from the glass!
14. CD/DVD Scratch Repair
For scratched up CD’s & DVD’s try spreading some of the sticky butter on the back of the disc, wipe off completely and the scratches should disappear.
15. Dog Toys
Placing peanut butter inside a hollow chew toy is a great invention for keeping your favorite pet occupied for a few hours.
16. Bird Feeder
A great project for kids, creating a peanut butter bird feeder simply entails placing the yummy paste on a tube, and the bird seeds will stick nicely on top, hang on a display and voila!
17. Replace Soil For Plastic Flowers
If you don't want to use messy soil for your indoor plastic floral arrangement, try using peanut butter for the base, the plastic stems will stand in nicely, and the exposed peanut butter will get dry and tough.
18. Sealing Ice Cream On Cone
We all know how disappointing it is to watch a ball of your favorite ice cream fall to the ground. Try sealing the ice cream cone to the ice cream with some peanut butter for extra protection!
19. Hair Mask
Just like in your favorite facemask, peanut butter moisturizes dry hair and brittle ends by adding essential oils and puts bounce back into your lovely locks!