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Homemade Natural Peanut Butter Recipe

By Rachel
June 12, 2022

This homemade natural peanut butter recipe is easy, delicious, and free from the preservatives of store-bought nut butters! Great on toast, in oatmeal, smoothies, or even in dressings and marinades. Homemade peanut butter stores great and does not have the oil separation of store-bought butters. No added oils or added sugars – peanuts blend together perfectly into a creamy flavorful butter. All you need is raw peanuts and salt or honey if desired.

Homemade Natural Peanut Butter Recipe

Homemade peanut butter is truly the best peanut butter!

Homemade Natural Peanut Butter Recipe being blended

How long does fresh ground peanut butter last and how do I store it?

This homemade peanut butter will last about a month in an airtight container. Keep in the fridge or at room temperature. Storing in the fridge will help preserve the peanut butter longer, the mixture will be thicker if keeping in the fridge. Homemade peanut butter will not have the oil separation like store-bought peanut butter does.

I love using these Weck Jars for storing my homemade nut butters! Glass mason jars are perfect also!

jar of homemade peanut butter

Tools I used for this easy recipe:

  • Rubber Spatula – a must for scrapping peanut butter out of the food processor.
  • USA Pan Half Sheet Pan – my go-to sheet pans, these are truly non-stick and clean up nicely.
  • Ninja Food Processor – my favorite affordable, yet powerful food processor, perfect for this peanut butter

Variations for making your own peanut butter:

  • Mix in chopped peanuts for crunchy peanut butter
  • Use honey roasted peanuts
spoonful of homemade natural peanut butter

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Grocery List for the homemade peanut butter recipe:

  • Raw Peanuts
  • Salt (optional)
  • Honey (optional)
peanut butter in a food processor

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread 4 cups of peanuts out evenly on a baking sheet and roast for 5 minutes. Allow to cool.
  • Add cooled, roasted peanuts, honey, and salt if using to a food process. Blend in 30 second intervals, scraping the sides each time. Keep blending in intervals to give your food processor a break and to scrape down the sides of the bowl. After about 5-7 minutes, the mixture should be creamy and smooth. Blend until desired consistency is reached.
  • Transfer the creamy peanut butter into an airtight container and store in the fridge or at room temperature for up to a month.

*Make this into chunky peanut butter by folding in 1/2 cup chopped peanuts!

*Recipe makes about 2 cups of peanut butter

Homemade Natural Peanut Butter Recipe
Homemade Natural Peanut Butter Recipe

Homemade Peanut Butter

Easy, creamy peanut butter at home without the store bought preservatives
Servings 24 servings
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Equipment

  • Food processor or high-speed blender

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups Peanuts, unsalted
  • 2 tbsp Honey, Optional
  • 1 tsp Salt, Optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread peanuts out evenly on a baking sheet and roast for 5 minutes. Allow to cool.
  • Add cooled, roasted peanuts, honey, and salt if using to a food process. Blend in 30 second intervals, scraping the sides each time. Keep blending in intervals to give your food processor a break and to scrape down the sides of the bowl. After about 5-7 minutes, the mixture should be creamy and smooth. Blend until desired consistency is reached.
  • Transfer into an airtight container and store in the fridge or at room temperature for up to a month.

Nutrition

Calories: 142kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 5gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 97mgPotassium: 169mgFiber: 3gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 63mgIron: 1mg
Author: The Hearty Life
Calories: 142kcal
Cost: $
Course: Breakfast, Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Homemade nut butter, Peanut Butter, peanuts

Did you make this recipe?

Please let me know how it turned out for you! Leave a comment below and tag @theheartylife on Instagram and hashtag it #theheartylife.

Homemade Natural Peanut Butter Recipe

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