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Making a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

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Making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich is a great skill to have. It is inexpensive, filling, simple, and delicious. Making this sandwich does not require extensive culinary skills or equipment. Certain aspects (amounts of ingredients) can be edited to individual's preference. The entire process should not take more than 10 minutes.


Two slices of bread (type of bread may vary depending on preference)

Peanut butter (crunchy or creamy)

Jelly (choose desired flavor)

Two table knives



Gather materials.

Clear and clean counter space.

If preparing sandwich for another person, be aware of allergies and make

proper adjustments.


Lay two slices of bread parallel on counter.

Open the jar of peanut butter and the jar of jelly.

Use one knife to spread peanut butter approximately ¼ inch thick on one

of the slices of bread.

Use the remaining knife to spread jelly approximately ¼ inch think on the

remaining slice of bread.

Pick up the slice of bread with the peanut butter on it and lay it (peanut

butter side down) on top of the other slice of bread. The crusts of the

bread should line up evenly.

Using one of the knives, slice the sandwich in half.

Place sandwich on plate and serve.


If successful, the sandwich should be both gooey and sweet. There should be a balanced amount of peanut butter and jelly. Problems that could occur generally will be related to amounts of peanut butter versus jelly.


Thing that can lead to a defective sandwich would be incorrect materials. It is imperative to make sure that the bread is fresh and displays no signs of mold or staleness. The lids on both the jars of peanut butter and jelly should be closed tightly to ensure freshness and quality.


This process requires no mechanical



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