These PB&J empanadas are the sweet snack you didn't know you needed

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By Alejandra Ramos

These recipes are brought to you by TODAY with our sponsor Smucker's Fruit & Honey.

Lifestyle expert and food blogger Alejandra Ramos of Always Order Dessert joins the TODAY Food team to share her favorite ways to make easy, sweet treats featuring Smucker's jam.

She shows us how to make banana bread, hand pies and oatmeal breakfast bars all infused with creamy peanut butter and sweet jelly.

Peanut butter, jelly and banana all come together in this super nutty banana bread recipe that's perfect to enjoy at any time of day.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Empanadas

The classic lunchtime favorite gets an updated twist with these easy PB&J empanadas. Bake them in advance to pack in lunch bags throughout the week, or serve them warm out of the oven as an after school snack.You may want to double the recipe because this one is a hit with both kids and grown-ups.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Breakfast Bars

Plenty of oats, creamy peanut butter, jam and chopped nuts make these bars a perfect grab-and-go breakfast treat.

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