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Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt

Just in time for the Fourth of July, this cool and refreshing Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt is the perfect healthy treat for your get together!

Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt from #peanutbutter #yogurt wm

Who doesn’t love peanut butter? I for one am a huge fan. I can eat it by the spoonfuls right out of the container. And I often do.

Recently I had been pondering making my very own batch of ice cream or frozen yogurt. I opted for frozen yogurt. It’s a little healthier than ice cream. Don’t get me wrong, ice cream still triumphs frozen yogurt but if you want a delicious, healthier snack, frozen yogurt is definitely a great choice.

This peanut butter frozen yogurt is pretty simple to make. Just 5 simple ingredients combined, loaded into your ice cream maker and churned for barely 20 minutes provides you with a creamy treat that won’t make you feel guilty for eating it. If you don’t have an ice cream maker, just pour the peanut butter frozen yogurt mixture into an air tight container, cover and place in your freezer for a few hours.

Now I’m somewhat picky about what goes into my ice cream. While I love chocolate chips, I feel that they can be a little overpowering in ice cream. I opted to top my fro-yo with chocolate chips but you can definitely add them to your batch during the last 5-10 minutes of churning.

What kind of goodies do you like to add to your ice cream and frozen yogurt?

Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt

Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt

Yield: 3 Cups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 2 C Greek yogurt (I used Chobani 0%)
  • 3/4 C creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 C milk
  • 1/2 C granulated sugar
  • Chocolate chips for topping (or mixing in, if you prefer)


  1. Mix together the yogurt, milk, sugar, vanilla extract and peanut butter until everything is combined well.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for about 1/2 hour.
  3. Pour the mixture into the bowl of your ice cream maker. Churn for about 20 minutes or until the mixture freezes well.
  4. Place the frozen yogurt into an air tight container and store in your freezer. This frozen yogurt is pretty firm so you will have to let it thaw a little before serving once you place it in the freezer.


Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt from #peanutbutter #yogurt  WM


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87 comments on “Peanut Butter Frozen Yogurt”

  1. I love peanut butter anything!! The fact that this is yogurt makes me giddy!!! Time to dust off the ole ice cream maker and get mixing!

    • Thanks for stopping by, Tanya! I love this frozen yogurt. Now Ken didn’t like it too much but I thought it was delicious! It is a little tangy since I used Greek Yogurt so if tangy isn’t your thing, you may not like it. But seriously, I was having a hard time NOT eating the mixture before I froze it! It was so good!

  2. Arrrgghhh! All of these ice cream posts are making me want to buy the ice cream attachment for my mixer. Do you think it’s worth it?? I mean, this fro-yo sounds soooooo good. And I’d love to create fun flavors. I just wonder how much I’ll end up using the attachment. Recipe pinned!!

    • I didn’t buy the Ice Cream attachment for mine. I ended up buying a Cuisnart machine. It was cheaper and had better ratings than the KitchenAid attachment! I think I am going to try making actual ice cream this weekend! :) Thanks for pinning, Meghan!

  3. Just made frozen yogurt yesterday! I love this version!!

  4. I love peanut butter and this ice cream is calling my name! I would crush some Oreos in here. Oh YUM!

    • OMG, that would be fantastic! Cookies & Cream IS my favorite ice cream. Throw some peanut butter in and you have one fantastic treat!

  5. oooo looks super! :)

  6. This looks great and I love the use of greek yogurt. I just photographed some ice cream I made this week too. Tough to take photos of ice cream in the summer, isn’t it!! Your photo makes me want to dig in with my spoon.

    • It sure is! It was starting to melt fast. I open my sliding glass door when taking photos because I get better lighting that way. Once that hot, humid air swept in, that frozen yogurt starting melting fast!

      Thank you so much for stopping by, Holly!

  7. You are killing me! This looks awesome and I looooooooove peanut butter, I’m talking eat it by the spoonfuls! I just want us to cook and hangout together!!!

    • We DO need to hang out and cook together, Paula! We would have tons of fantastic food! Thanks so much for stopping by!

  8. I love adding caramel to my ice cream and frozen treats! Love this peanut butter creation. Now I just need to convince my husband it’s time to buy an ice cream maker lol

    • Caramel is so good with ice cream! I love it. Yes, you do need to get an ice cream maker. They are so fun!

      Thanks for stopping by, Zainab! :)

  9. Julie, super yum!!! This would go great with my peanut butter/chocolate chip cookies…yes, I have to get an ice cream maker! :) Pinning!

  10. Yummmmy…. I’m making ice cream tomorrow night… I think I’m just starting with plain vanilla… but will work up to something as delicious as this!

    • THank you, Deb! I bet it will be good. You can’t go wrong with vanilla. Just think of all of the fab toppings you can top it with. :)

  11. I am definitely pinning this one…I am a huge PB fan. Especially when it comes to ice cream! And homemade ice cream is always the best! Great recipe, Julie!

  12. I love peanut butter!! These recipes are awesome. Thanks so much for sharing! I’m popping over from the Ducks in a Row blog hop. Would love it if you linked up to our party on Monday nights called Moonlight & Mason Jars (

    • Thanks so much for stopping by, Heather! And thanks for the invite! I’ll add your party to my party page. :)

  13. If it were not midnight, I would be testing this out right now! Thanks.

  14. I love yogurt and peanut butter. I bet this is awesome!

  15. Pinned! Visiting from The Mandatory Mooch!

  16. Chobani is my go to yogurt as wel! This looks so tasty :)

  17. This sounds delicious – I can just imagine how good it’d be on a warm brownie or something. Yummy! Okay, need to get control of myself before I go on a must-make-this-right-this-second rampage ;)

    -Danielle @

    • Oh now that sounds delicious! Brownies and ice cream or frozen yogurt = delicious! Thanks for stopping by, Danielle!

  18. yum my 11 yearold is sitting next to me and asked if I can make that :)

  19. This frozen yogurt looks incredible Julie! My peanut butter-lovin’ hubby would go crazy for this :) Pinned and shared on G+.

  20. Is there any way that you can do this without and Ice cream maker?

    • Sure is! There are directions in the post but here you go! “If you don’t have an ice cream maker, just pour the peanut butter frozen yogurt mixture into an air tight container, cover and place in your freezer for a few hours.”

  21. Yum!!! Looks delicious… I can so eat peanut butter straight out of the jar as well. In fact, when I was pregnant that was my go to snack of choice. {its protein :)} Great recipe… who doesn’t love peanut butter and chocolate chips! So gonna try this next time I make fro-yo!

  22. Yummy..I need to try this

  23. What a great idea for summer, definitely going to have to try with my peanut butter loving husband! We would love for you to share at our first Super Summer Saturday party here:!


  24. My family is obsessed with Peanut butter this is a must do for us! Saw you at 6 sisters:)

    Would love for you to link this up (and any other super items) for Super Sunday at Who Needs a Cape?

  25. This looks so delicious! I need to get an ice cream maker. My “ice cream” making abilities are currently limited to recipes that are compatible with my magic bullet lol.

  26. It looks good and it’s super easy – I like it!!

  27. What about subbing the sugar for another sweetener? Will it still work? I’ve never made frozen yogurt so I wasn’t sure if it was necessary for the chemistry of it all.

    • I think it will work. I am new at ice cream making so I am not 100% sure but I know that you can buy ice cream made with Splenda so you should be able to make it yourself as well. :)

  28. I have to try this for my husband! He’ll love it!

  29. This makes me want to go out and buy an ice cream maker! Thanks for linking up to Two Girls and a Party!

  30. Oh! I totally forgot about peanut butter for ice cream ingredients! I’ve never tasted it but I bet this is delicious…and it sounds like very simple to make too. I need a big bowl of this ice cream and relax… :)

    • If you love peanut butter, you will love peanut butter frozen yogurt and peanut butter ice cream! This was so easy to make. Once the churning started, it was done in less than 20 minutes!

  31. All these look so great, I love peanut butter! The Frozen Yogurt is now on our Summer Bucket List.

  32. Oh my, now, I am craving. When you get the chance, please

    share your recipes at Pin It Monday Hop. We’d be so happy

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  33. I never knew making frozen yogurt could be that simple!! I absolutely LOVE peanut butter. I’ll be trying this recipe real soon!

  34. I have got to find that silly ice cream maker so I can try this ice cream!

  35. I seriously need to get an ice cream machine! Peanut butter is oh so good…I admit to licking the knife after making the kids sandwiches.
    Thank you for sharing on Foodie Friday

  36. Oh that sounds and looks so delicious!!
    Thank you so much for linking up!

  37. Beautifully perfect and delicious! Pinned of course! Thanks so much for sharing on Two Cup Tuesday at Pint Sized Baker. I hope to see you again on Monday night!

  38. I am SO in love with this…wish I had some for dessert tonight

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  43. Hi Julia, I am requesting permission to use your Peanut Butter Yogurt recipe in a cookbook. Please e-mail me privately and I will tell you more about it. By the way, I consider myself a “peanut butter addict” and my husband is a craft beer “snob.” I think we would all get along!

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  45. I made this recipe. I can vouch that it is very good in flavor and texture! My only modifications were to use crunch peanut butter and to add a tablespoon of cocoa powder during the last minute of churning in addition to chocolate chips.

    • LOVE the addition of cocoa powder and crunchy peanut butter for a little crunch! Thank you for letting me know you enjoyed the recipe. :)