Have you seen this stuff in the grocery store It keeps catching my eye in the organic aisle specifically this PB2 powdered peanut butter claiming 8. Pb2 Recipes' title='Pb2 Recipes' />Have you tried it I finally picked up a jar and tested it out, next to a scoop of real peanut butter. So, what is powdered peanut butter Its essentially powdered peanuts that have been pressed to remove much of the oil and fats. Theoretically this leaves the taste but reduces the fat and calories, leaving you with a peanut powder that can be reconstituted in water. It sounded too good to be true, at least to this peanut butter lover. Ive always felt like nearly 2. I tried the PB2 out next to Natural Jif peanut butter spread because I wanted a super creamy, slightly sweet peanut butter to really give this stuff a run for its money. First, the nutritional details. Natural Jif Peanut Butter Spread 1. PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter 4. Now, this comparison is a little misleading, because 2 tablespoons of powdered peanut butter, when reconstituted, actually makes just 1 tablespoon of spreadable peanut butter. So double the calories and fat for the powdered peanut butter. Even so, 9. 0 calories, compared to 1. So, how does it taste I tried both side by side. The Jif was everything you expect out of a creamy peanut butter spread a little sweet, super smooth, a little bit of guilty pleasure. I mixed the powdered peanut butter up with a tablespoon of water as instructed, and it quickly came together in a sticky, slightly gritty spread. The PB2 does have a little bit of salt and sugar, so the taste was pleasant and very peanutty. It had a faint lingering bitterness, though, that reminded me ever so slightly of beans. Overall, taste wise, while there was certainly a difference between these two, I could certainly see using this in a sandwich or a smoothie anything where the fat content wasnt necessary. I would be more careful about substituting the PB2 in cookies or other desserts. The other thing to mention, of course, is price. For getting less fat, calories you actually need to pay more. I paid about 7 for the powdered peanut butter, which gives 1. Jif peanut butter spread with 2. Find it PB2 Powdered Peanut Butter, 6. Amazon. PB2 isnt the only option on the market, though there are other brands of powdered peanut butter and peanut flour. See a list of sources at the National Peanut Board.