Peanut Butter is one of the easiest things to make yourself, like really good 100% Peanut Butter is so incredibly easy to make at home. I am writing this post on how to make peanut butter for three reasons, I don’t think people actually realize how easy it is to make, 100% Peanut Butter is so much healthier for you because it doesn’t contain sugar/preservatives, and it doesn’t contain palm oil which is causing major deforestation all over the world. Oh also homemade peanut butter tastes like 1,000% times better, so I guess I really have 4 reasons why I am showing you How To Make 100% Peanut Butter.
So you need 1 ingredients for this recipe (‘obviously Lauren’ is what you are thinking), Peanuts! I always use dry roasted unsalted peanuts. I use dry roasted because, dry roasted=no added oils and unsalted because that way you can control the salt content in your peanut butter, if you prefer a little salt in your peanut butter you can add it yourself.
The tools and supplies you will need is a food processor, a spatula, and a jar to hold your peanut butter. Simple right?!
The last thing you need, 5 minutes 😉
The peanuts are processed for 4-5 minutes until creamy, boom done. Enjoy! 🙂
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TIPS & TRICKS:
- With this ‘recipe’ there is really not a right or wrong amount of peanuts you need, make as much as you need or when you need it, I personally like making a ton at once and then just storing it or you could make a small amount for whenever you needed it, its really up to you, the only thing you have to watch out for is to not overfill your food processor
- A mini food processor will still make peanut butter, you don’t need a big fancy one, my mom uses her mini food processor to make peanut butter all the time 🙂
- Store peanut butter as you would store bought peanut butter, remember natural separation of the oil might occur, just mix it back together
- Supplies Needed:
How To Make 100% Peanut Butter
it's so easy to make creamy peanut butter at home without any extra ingredients
- 16oz jar unsalted dry roasted peanuts
- Place peanuts into food processor, process until creamy about 4-5 minutes. Store in an airtight container.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 166Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 116mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 7g
Nutritional data is automated, final nutritional information will depend on ingredients used and any changes made.
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P.S. Need recipes to try your peanut butter in? Try my Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie or my Thai Peanut Chicken & Veggie Bowls.
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