Try This Grown-Up Twist on the Classic PB&J

The iconic PB&J sandwich taps into our fondest memories of childhood, from school lunches to family vacations. Pinstripes takes the three-ingredient childhood classic and reinterprets it for adults, with a sophisticated twist.

Photo by: Pinstripes


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  • mini brioche (3/4"-thick slices)
  • clarified butter (1 oz per slice)
  • 1.5 oz tenderloin medallion
  • 1 teaspoon espresso crust
  • 2 teaspoons raspberry preserves
  • 2 teaspoons nut and seed butter
  • 2 blueberries (for garnish)
  • 2 raspberries (for garnish)
  • 2 blackberries (for garnish)


1: Coat both sides of each piece of bread with butter.

2: Place on a panini press to get marks on both sides.

3: Cut the medallion in half, creating two equal-sized round pieces.

4: Place the crust on a skillet plate, and coat both sides of the meat with crust.

5: Place the meat on the grill and cook to medium rare.

6: Once the bread has clean grill marks, remove from the panini press.

7: On the inside portion of the bottom piece of bread, spread raspberry preserves over the entire slice.

8: On the inside portion of the top piece of bread, spread peanut butter over the entire slice.

9: Place the fruit on a skewer. (Do this for two separate skewers.) Serve warm.

Recipe courtesy of Pinstripes

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