Peanut Butter & Mayonnaise Sandwich

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I think the carbohydrates in the bread would be more likely to make you sleepy than the peanut butter or mayo.

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We always add lettuce!

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My mother used to eat peanut butter and mayonnaise sandwiches when I was a kid except she also put dill pickles on them.

Always had these at home growing up, although they were best toasted (melts the pb) and with miracle whip instead of mayo for a ‘zing’. My kids even liked them as they were growing up!

We ate them sometimes when I was growing up. Eventually I started subbing cheese for the may. Still love a pb and swiss cheese sandwich.

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I grew up in Virginia and loved PB&M and banana sandwiches and still do to this day–but now with wheat bread and crunchy PB

My mom made these for us! She said when she was in college in the 1970s, the campus sold them as a vegetarian sandwich option. Mix PB with mayo or Miracle Whip and grated carrots, which gives it a good texture. Then spread on wheat bread. Could also add lettuce or sprouts. I really like them!

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It was one of my favorites in the 60s as a growing teenager. I usually had it with lettuce for a bit of crunch, but sometimes added potato chips if they were handy. This was in California, not the South. I still make a PB & M every once in a while, but now it is gourmet almond butter and vegetarian no-egg aioli on fancy toast :wink:

My father and all my New England relatives ate Peanut Butter, Banana, & Mayo sandwiches. I don’t know if it was a depression-era thing or a New England thing.

I grew up with my Mom eating this sandwich all the time. It has to be Peter Pan peanut butter and Miracle Whip she would also add lettuce and toast the bread from time to time. Yuck!
But she grew up with her Mom eating jelly and liverwurst sandwiches even worse.

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Haha, wow! The lettuce really makes it!