How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter

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How to make your own Peanut Butter! Easy and so much tastier than store bought!



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Peanut butter is delicious, creamy and packed with protein.  It’s a great dip for crackers or celery and can be made into the classic PB & J for the kids.

In all honesty, it’s one of the simplest, most scrumptious foods on the planet and kids LOVE it.  That makes it the perfect food for any mom to keep on hand.  Unfortunately, as with so many processed and commercialized foods these days, you may find some weird ingredients and a TON of sugar in your favorite brand.

You may have never even considered making your own because it sounds difficult.  However, in reality, it’s as easy to make as it is downright tasty!


That’s it!  That’s really all that there is to it… and you know exactly what is in it… nuts, salt, honey and oil.  Making your own peanut butter is a GREAT way to “eat clean” and save some money.  Especially if your kids love it, it is nice to know that it is made from wholesome ingredients and that there aren’t any weird chemicals hidden on the label.


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How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter
Author: Holly
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  • 15 ounces shelled roasted peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons peanut oil
  1. Process peanuts, salt and honey in the food processor for 60 seconds.
  2. Take a spoon and scrape and scoop down the sides of the bowl. Replace lid
  3. Continue to process for about 1 ½ to 2 minutes while slowly drizzling in the oil. You want a smooth consistency.
  4. Store your homemade peanut butter in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It will keep for up to 2 months.
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Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

2 comments on “How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter”

  1. I agree with JoJo…no need for the honey either.

  2. I make delicious peanut butter with salted roasted nuts – period!! There is no need for oil or added salt!

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