How to Make Your Own Peanut Butter

    homemade peanut butter in a jar

    If you’ve ever wondered how to make peanut butter from scratch, then you may be surprised to find out that it’s easier to make than you think. In fact, this peanut butter recipe is so simple, you’ll be wondering why you haven’t always been making your own peanut butter at home.

    We like to think homemade peanut butter is the best peanut butter. Not only is the taste better, but it feels like it’s one of the only ways these days that you can ensure your peanut butter is truly organic and natural.

    To make peanut butter at home, you only need a few ingredients and a food processor. We like to use organic dry roasted peanuts, but if you can’t get your hands on the organic kind, you can use regular peanuts too.

    The peanuts are crushed, blended, and puréed with a little honey and salt into one creamy mixture that’s just begging to be spread on a piece of toast. This entire peanut butter recipe comes together in just a few minutes, which may surprise you if you’ve never made a nut butter before.

    We love using our homemade peanut butter in smoothies, as a dipping sauce, or swirling into overnight oats. Simply store your peanut butter in an airtight container in the fridge and it should last you several weeks.


    Cook time: 0 minutes
    Prep time: 5 minutes
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    1. Add all of the ingredients to a food processor and blend until creamy. Taste test for salt and add more as needed.

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    Born and raised in Southern California, Beeta has embraced a healthy lifestyle focused on farm-to-table cooking, natural products, and wellness routines. When she's not writing up recipes or discussing the latest natural living trends, Beeta enjoys spending time trying new restaurants, traveling with family and friends, and relaxing at home with her furry companion.