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Peanut Butter & Jelly Arepas

Peanut Butter & Jelly Arepas

Ingredients

  • 2 cups white cornmeal
  • 2 cups warm water
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3-4 tbsp peanut butter
  • 3-4 tbsp homemade jam/jelly

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine white corn meal, oil & salt
  2. Add the water slowly until it absorbs
  3. Mix with your hands until dough forms, kneading until smooth & manageable
  4. Form a large ball & then section into about 6 equal parts
  5. For those 6 equal parts into smooth patties
  6. Place on preheated griddle & cook on medium to low heat until golden brown (7-10 minutes each side)
  7. Remove & cool on wire rack
  8. Once they are cool enough to handle but still slightly warm, split the open & add in your peanut butter & jelly
  9. Enjoy