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homemade peanut butter in a jar
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How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter

Learn how to make Homemade Peanut Butter that is easy, delicious, and more affordable than store-bought. This recipe is thick, creamy, and nutty!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade peanut butter
Servings: 20
Calories: 132kcal


  • 16 oz. raw peanuts
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

optional ingredients


    • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. and spread the peanuts across a large rimmed baking sheet.
    • Place the peanuts in the oven and roast for 10 minutes, stirring halfway.
    • Remove the peanuts from the oven and allow cooling.
    • Transfer the peanuts to a food processor or high power blender.
    • Process until creamy, pausing to scrape down the sides as necessary.
    • Once the peanut butter is smooth, blend in the salt and optional ingredients until combined.
    • Allow the peanut butter to cool to room temperature and place in a jar or airtight container with a lid.
    • Store in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks.


    Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 30mg | Potassium: 149mg | Fiber: 1g | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.5mg