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homemade peanut butter

August 24, 2012

I can’t even express to you how obsessed I am with my new food processor.

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So I’ll let this picture do the talking.

Because hello?? THAT SWIRL. It’s the most mesmerizing peanut butter I’ve ever seen. And I made it! Out of peanuts!

Are you mesmerized yet?

Let’s break it down…literally (ha ha ha)

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Throw some unsalted, roasted peanuts in the bowl.

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One minute…

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Two minutes…

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Three (getting buttttery)…

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Four! (eek)

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FIVE and unfocused (so smooth my camera can’t even handle it)

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DONE!

{ This picture is dedicated to Rella, who gave me my new favorite adorable spatula for my birthday 🙂 }

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Unless you like your peanut butter crunchy like me.

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And since we’ve learned that I can’t leave well enough alone…let’s add some vanilla

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salt and cinnamon!

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Perfection.

Homemade Peanut Butter

  • 2 cups unsalted roasted peanuts
  • additional 1/2 cup peanuts for crunchy
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

Give it a whirl! (Ha ha…I just can’t stop)

Comments

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I’ll take ten boxes please 🙂

Haha you’re punny 😛 Love that you added vanilla and cinnamon in the peanut butter! Oh and the frist picture of the swirl is definitely the money shot 🙂

just the fact that you use the word punny makes us instant bffs. love ittt

Yumm!! That looks delicious!! And I’m glad you put the spatula to good use 🙂

thank you 🙂 i love it!!

Didn´t know it was so easy! I´ll have to give this a try as I can only get hold of smooth peanut butter here and I love crunchy!

you should!! let me know how it turns out!

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