Elvis Presley's Favorite Peanut Butter Sandwich Recipe


Celebrate Elvis Presley's birthday on January 8 with his favorite peanut butter sandwich.

Adapted from The Peanut Butter & Co. Cookbook

Recipe Facts

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Active: 10 mins
Total: 15 mins
Serves: 1 sandwich

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  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened

  • 2 slices white bread

  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter (Peanut Butter & Co. Smooth Operator or Crunch Time, for example)

  • 1/2 large ripe banana, sliced lengthwise into 4 thin pieces

  • 4 slices bacon, cooked

  • 2 tablespoons honey


  1. Preheat a grill pan or griddle over medium heat. Spread butter on one side of each slice of bread. Spread peanut butter on other side of each slice of bread. Place banana slices on top of peanut butter. Top with bacon slices and drizzle with honey. Top with the remaining slice of bread, buttered side up.

  2. Place sandwich on grill pan. Cook until golden brown and crispy, about 3 minutes per side. Remove to cutting board, slice in half, and serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
860 Calories
46g Fat
89g Carbs
29g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 860
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 46g 59%
Saturated Fat 16g 81%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 1236mg 54%
Total Carbohydrate 89g 33%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 49g
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 121mg 9%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 767mg 16%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)