Peanut butter and jelly: Unique twists on an old classic

Peanut butter and jelly is all grown up.

Sure, it’s a childhood classic. In fact, the average American eats 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches before he or she graduates high school, according to the National Peanut Board. But the perfect combo doesn’t just have to be between two slices of white bread.

In honor of National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day on April 2, we’ve rounded up some of the sweetest — and nuttiest — concoctions this city has to offer. Milk optional.

HILARY SHEINBAUM. Special to amNewYork