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Peanut Butter and Jelly French Toast

Peanut Butter and Jelly French Toast is such a simple idea but oh so good!  I took a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, cut it on the diagonal to get more surface area, dipped it in an egg mixture and fried it to make a ooey, gooey treat.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine French
Keyword french toast, peanut butter and jelly
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 520 kcal
Author Renea


  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 6 slices of bread
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons jelly (any flavor)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • powdered sugar for dusting


  1. Whisk egg, milk and cinnamon in a bowl.
  2.  Spread 1 tablespoon each of peanut butter onto 3 pieces of bread. 
  3. Top each with 1 tablespoon jelly. 
  4. Top each off with another piece of bread. 
  5. Cut with a sharp knife on the diagonal.
  6.  Melt butter in skillet over medium heat. 
  7.  Dip each diagonal sandwich into the egg mixture and add to the fry pan.
  8. Fry 1-2 minutes per side, checking periodically for doneness. 
  9. Remove to serving plate and dust with powdered sugar.
  10. Optional: Serve with syrup