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How to Use Peanut Butter in Unusual Ways

Peanut butter has many uses in addition to being a healthy treat.


  • Step 1: Hide medicine Hide your dog's or cat's prescription medicine in a lump of peanut butter.
  • TIP: Peanut butter helps strengthen your dog's teeth and keeps their coat shiny.
  • Step 2: Use in mouse trap Use peanut butter as bait in a mousetrap. Mice prefer peanut butter over cheese, plus it's less expensive.
  • Step 3: Rid fish smell Rid your home of fish smell by adding a spoonful of peanut butter to the frying pan during cooking.
  • Step 4: Get gum out of hair Use peanut butter to remove gum from your hair, carpet, and clothing. Rub the area with peanut butter until it comes out.
  • Step 5: Get rid of adhesive Remove the leftover adhesive from price tags or stickers by rubbing surfaces with peanut butter.
  • Step 6: Shave Use peanut butter as an alternative to shaving cream, for a smooth shave and natural moisturizer.
  • Step 7: Clean leather Clean your leather by rubbing peanut butter on it in a circular motion and then buffing it with a clean cloth.
  • FACT: Did you know? Women who eat nuts or peanut butter five times a week are less likely to develop diabetes than women who do not.

You Will Need

  • A dog or cat
  • A mousetrap
  • A fish dinner
  • Gum
  • Glass surfaces with sticker residue
  • Hairy legs or facial hair
  • A razor
  • Dirty leather
  • Clean cloth

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