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How to Make Peanut Butter

Sick of processed, mass-produced peanut butter? Follow this easy recipe, and kiss the generic store-bought stuff goodbye.


  • Step 1: Cook peanuts Coat the peanuts in the oil, and bake them at 350 degrees for six to eight minutes.
  • TIP: Shake the nuts every two minutes so they don’t burn.
  • Step 2: Grind peanuts Put the roasted peanuts into the food processor and grind them to a consistency of your liking.
  • Step 3: Store peanut butter Store the peanut butter in an airtight container.
  • Step 4: Make a sandwich Have some P B and J with your first batch of delicious peanut butter! Use it within 30 days.
  • FACT: It takes about 540 peanuts to make one 12-ounce jar of peanut butter.

You Will Need

  • 2 c. shelled peanuts
  • 2 tbsp. peanut oil
  • Food processor
  • An airtight container

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