Homemade Peanut Butter

Homemade Peanut Butter

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 229.0
  • Total Fat: 19.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 141.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 8.6 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Homemade Peanut Butter calories by ingredient


Introduction

Making homemade peanut butter is easy, as long as you have a good blender or food processor.

Making homemade peanut butter is easy, as long as you have a good blender or food processor.


Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    2 cups unsalted, roasted shelled peanuts

    1 tablespoon peanut oil

    1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)


Tips

Add sweetener (honey or maple syrup) or spices (cinnamon, ginger, or pumpkin pie spice) to the finished peanut butter.


Directions

1. Place all ingredients in blender or food processor. Blend until desired texture is reached.

2. Place in airtight container and refrigerate unused portion.

Makes 8 (2 tablespoon) servings.

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Member Ratings For This Recipe


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    Incredible!
    91 of 93 people found this review helpful
    I've made this peanut butter once in awhile (when we can't find any to buy) for several yrs. To be honest, you don't need to add any oil, there's plenty in the peanuts! - 11/30/08


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    Incredible!
    63 of 63 people found this review helpful
    I have been making nut butter a long time - add flax seed oil for omega-3's; chopped nuts for crunchy style; use different nuts for some great flavors - almond butter, yum! - 11/30/07


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    52 of 55 people found this review helpful
    Any oil (well not motor oil) will do if you don't have peanut oil! - 6/3/08


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    Very Good
    42 of 43 people found this review helpful
    Since SP members have different needs and can have the extra salt or oil then go for it.It makes a creamier tastier butter.The one thing I really liked was adding flax oil for the omegas 3 oil,great idea.
    I use skin on spanish nuts and run them through my Champion juicer...Chef Jim.
    - 4/2/09


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    Incredible!
    34 of 35 people found this review helpful
    Natural peanutbutter is the way to go. I eat a tablespoon every morning for a healthy dose of fats (necessary for good health), protein and vitamins. One tablespoon (1/2 of a serving) is actually a lot pb to put on toast or apples and is around 100 calories. - 4/2/09


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    Incredible!
    24 of 26 people found this review helpful
    i add coconut and palm oil, and almonds to mine. keep it refridged though. - 4/2/09


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    Incredible!
    22 of 22 people found this review helpful
    This is great for my diabetic son. I can control his sugar levels better over night with this sugar free peanut butter. I did sub the peanut oil for olive oil to keep his cholesteral and lipids down. Thanks for sharing it. - 4/2/09


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    21 of 23 people found this review helpful
    Why add oil? As a kid, we made nut butters all the time with nuts and a little honey when sweetening was desired. - 4/2/09


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    Incredible!
    17 of 18 people found this review helpful
    I make peanut butter in my Vitamix (that's how I learned to do it) all the time and only buy from the store if I need it for a recipe. The fun is in the customization, and knowing there is NOTHING unhealthy added. I don't even add the extra oil. - 11/30/07


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    Incredible!
    16 of 16 people found this review helpful
    I love this stuff! And knowing there's no extra junk in it--bonus!!! Almonds and cashews are awesome, too! - 6/3/09


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    14 of 17 people found this review helpful
    you definately do not need to add oil
    there is plenty in peanut
    - 12/1/08


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    13 of 17 people found this review helpful
    I bet you could use Almonds and Almond oil to make Almond butter
    And
    Cashews and Almond oild to make cashew butter

    OMG! You have just created a nut butter monster!
    Thanks for the wonderful idea!
    Store bought peanut butter has nasty hydrogenated oil in it.
    This is much healthier!
    - 4/2/09


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    Incredible!
    13 of 14 people found this review helpful
    This recipe could be used for any kind of nut or mixture of nuts. I used to buy Pistachio butter at the food co-op, but then it was no longer available. Now I could make my own. Mmmm, and how about walnut butter? - 4/2/09


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    Very Good
    11 of 15 people found this review helpful
    Too oily for me but the taste was good. I did some research: You can reduce the fat by making nut milk, squeezing meats dry, process with only as much nut milk as required for desired texture. Most of the oil/fats from the nuts is in the milk. Use remaining milk for lactose free baking. - 4/2/09


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    10 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I buy natural peanut butter from Publix. It is just ground peanuts nothing else added. I believe you can also buy it at health food stores. I like the fact that there is no salt or extra added fat. - 6/3/09


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    Good
    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I have made h9omemade peanut butter but have never added extra salt or oil, just the peanuts themselves, worked out fine. I love a peanut butter sandwich once in awhile. - 6/3/08


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    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Peanuts are NOT bad for you, they are however not the best nuts. Notice peanut oil is what they used, again not bad oil. You may substitute olive oil or not use any oil at all. I too would leave out the salt but some people cant do without it maybe a compromise use only 1/2 the salt - 4/2/09


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    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I agree with everyone who stated that this is a healthy alternative!! You can customize it to make it more to what you are wanting, less/or no salt for instant! - 6/3/08


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    Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Really easy and good. We used honey roasted peanuts, yummmy! - 10/30/08


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    Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I love this peanut butter! I don't know if I'll eat store bought again! - 6/25/07


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    Incredible!
    7 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I eat peanut butter every day! I LOVE it. I buy natural...but this is a much better alternative and much better on the pocket book! Thank you. - 4/2/09


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    6 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I'm definitely trying this one! And as for the comments about it being too high in calories,look at your peanut butter jar! They only count 1 Tablespoon, this one counts 2 as a serving. It's barely any more calories or fat than the jar, and far less sugar! More protein than carbs makes it worth it - 7/17/09


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    Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Now this I LOVE! I can make my own peanut butter and I can KNOW that it's fresh! Thank you for this great recipe! - 6/5/09


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    Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    this is great and so simple. a fast easy way to always have peanut butter. My kids think life is over if they don't have P B & J - 4/2/09


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    5 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I like this idea of making your own peanut butter - especially at the time of problems with the industry - 4/2/09


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    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    The calories calculated are not even close. The calories were calculated using .25 cup of peanuts, not 2 cups. Two cups of peanuts alone equals more than 1550 calories. - 8/14/12


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    Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Thanks for the recipe. I used almonds that I roasted with a tiny bit of sesame oil. Tastes good. - 2/15/10


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    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    How is SMART BALANCE OMEGA BETTER? It is made w/Palm Oil which is the unhealthiest oil out there!!!! Make it yourself and use olive oil or flax oil. - 12/30/07


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    Incredible!
    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Read the following article before you jump on the high fat soapbox. Nuts are VERY good for you-
    Feeling Nutty? Time for some Nuts!
    The Tasty and Surprisingly Healthy Snack
    -- By Laura Bofinger, Staff Writer
    - 11/30/07


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    Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    We make this all the time, and we don't have to add any oil. Just make sure you use a good food processor; we wore out the motor on a cheap one. - 2/15/10


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    Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I never liked natural peanut butter because it was so dry: the oil makes all the difference. Thanks for printing this. - 2/15/10


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    Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    YES!! Don't actually like peanut butter for some reason but eat a lot of almond butter - so this was perfect for me. Specially being in control of salt content. Suggestions for Pistachios or Walnuts are great. Will try next time - 2/15/10


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    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    My folks made their own peanut butter when they were in the Peace Corp, in Africa (back in the 70's). Sounds like a fun way to get Peanut Butter to taste the way you would prefer it! - 6/3/09


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    3 of 17 people found this review helpful
    I know nuts are good for you and fresh is generally better - but I wouldn't stay in my calorie limits if I used this recipe. I buy the reduced fat kind and only use 1 T at that. Won't be making this one. - 11/30/08


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    Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Easy, fast and healthy. It doesn't get much better than that. I'm vegan and these sorts of easy and healthy treats are perfect for me. - 11/30/07


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    Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This was easy and tastes great! We canĀ“t buy peanut butter here so this is a great addition to my eating plan. I was a little concerned, though, because my blender became quite hot. - 3/19/07


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    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    `I don't know if I am reading this wrong; but is the nutritional value for the ENTIRE recipe or just for 1 serving??? I am on WW and if it is for 1 serving; then that is 7 points - that is a lot of points for peanut butter!!!! - 8/14/12


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    Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I do nut butter without adding anything and they are delish! - 12/20/10


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    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    For those worried about fat content, leave your pb sit out for a few weeks, pour off the oil that rises to the top. this will give you a VERY firm pb but less oil. If you mash in some yogurt or fat low fat magarine you'd have a spread with lower fat. store in fridge. HTH - 4/27/10


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    Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Actually if you care to take the time salted in the shell peanuts can be used without any added oil. Shell them, skin them and blend them, result peanut butter. Simple but a bit messy taste A test you can do is to shell and skin the peanuts then mash some with the back of a spoon and taste. - 2/15/10


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    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    A Staff Writer wrote a comment that Nuts are good for you so eat up....well thats 1/2 right. Nuts ARE good for you, but peanuts aren't nuts they're legumes. As much as I love peanut butter I limit due to Dr's orders, he says they cause inflammation and we're trying to get rid of it. - 2/15/10


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    Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I think they are rating the entire portion instead of a serving of 1-2 tbs. There are 4tbs in a .25 cup. The recipes is listing calories for the entire recipe not table sppon servings. - 10/21/09


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    Very Good
    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This is a great alternative to purchasing - reduced fat commercial peanut butter - which reduces the fat by adding high frutose corn syrup which is worse for you than a little health fat - just don't add any additional oil or sweetner. - 5/12/09


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    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I make this all the time but use peanuts and splenda. It is so much better than factory made. - 4/5/09


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    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    almonds make the best peanut butter!! i often use a mix of nuts most all are yummy - 6/3/08


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    Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    OMG I LOVE IT!!! I have made this before and forgot all about it!! THANK YOU!! - 6/3/08


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    Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    simple and yummy, just how I like it - 11/30/07


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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    No oil or salt need to be added - 10/7/18


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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Why is there so less calories and everything else including protein in this than in the Skippy Natural Super Chunk? Their ing. are roasted peanuts, sugar, palm oil and salt. 2T yields 190 cal., 17 fat., 6 carb., 2 fiber and 7 protein. - 8/14/12


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    Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Nutritional info is quite misleading as 1/2 a tsp of salt would be 1180 mg, over half a days supplement. Is it 1 or 8 servings?

    - 8/14/12


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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Isn't your calorie and serving count incorrect? Who would bother to make this for 229 calories? - 8/14/12


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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Is the nutritional info on this way off? - 8/14/12


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    Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I think the calorie count should be revised... 28 calories for 2 tablespoon?!? more like 200. - 8/14/12


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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I'm curious about the calorie content. The recipe says it's a 2 tablespoon serving for 28.6 calories? The natural peanut butter i buy only has peanuts and salt in it and 2 tablespoons is 200 calories. How is this so much lower?
    - 8/14/12


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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Need to correct the calorie calculation. Two tablespoons of PB for 28.6 cal? Don't think so. - 8/14/12


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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    these calories are base on 1/4 cup. Isn't a serving of peanut butter 1/8 of a cup=2Tablespoons? - 12/20/11


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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    can add flaxseed oil or olive oil, and even honey but you don't have to add oil or salt...can also use different nuts, i.e., almonds, as well as mixing different nuts. - 2/15/10


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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I am a huge peanut butter fan so can not wait to try this.
    It is my "protein of choice" for my mid-morning snack
    - 2/15/10


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    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I buy fresh peanut butter from my grocery store. They tell me that they do not add anything extra to it. One good thing the fat is healthier than what comes in a jar as the good oil is taken out and something else is put in. I didn't realize it could be done in the blender. I am going to try this. - 11/26/09


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    Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    my husband said he liked it a lot, I don't eat peanut butter at all. - 6/3/09


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    1 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Not sure I'll try this ... each serving is nearly 3x the calories and fat of store bought peanut butter and without any extra nutrients or protein. But I love peanut butter so you can't go wrong in moderation! - 4/2/09


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    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is something I had even as a child back in the 50's.
    Its so healthy and natural. We always left out the salt
    - 12/31/07


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    Incredible!
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Recipe sound great and also healthy.

    Tabbysmom, Despite their high fat content, peanuts may be healthy again thanks to their high concentrations of antioxidants... Carries fat soluble vitamins such as A, D and E and helps maintain healthy skin. So, I think I will be making this recipe.
    - 12/7/07


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    I'm confused, does this make ONE serving, or EIGHT servings? You can't have it both ways. - 6/13/21


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    Love PB! - 4/12/21


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    Incredible!
    I love how easy this is - and the fact that I control what goes into it - NO sugar! - 4/3/21


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    works well. - 3/22/21


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    Very Good
    Ok - 3/22/21


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    Incredible!
    NICE - 3/4/21


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    Yum! - 2/26/21


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    I have made my own cashew and almond butters, but never peanut butter - 1/14/21


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    Peanut butter is a healthy choice. I have it for breakfast every day. But why do you call the whole recipe of homemade peanut butter using 2 cups of peanuts as 1 serving. This happes so often on here. Please start proof reading the recipes before you publish them. - 1/14/21


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    Very Good
    I used just a teaspoon of EVOO. - 12/14/20


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    I love home made peanut butter, but I never add any oil, the peanuts have plenty without adding any. - 12/3/20


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    Good - 11/29/20


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    This is fantastic! - 11/7/20


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    I've never made peanut butter before but found this so easy to put together and the family enjoyed it as well - 9/30/20


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    don't forget to store it upside down - 7/6/20


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    Can also make in the food processor. Key for best taste is roasting, fresh roasting is best imo. Just put on broil, roast 3-5 min, flip & another 2-4 min. Making this with walnuts tonight! - 4/28/20


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    Yummy! - 4/10/20


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    Very Good
    Thanks for recipe - 3/30/20


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    This recipe will be good to have on hand! - 3/20/20


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    Thanks - 3/14/20


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    Good
    Great - 2/24/20


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    This is a lot healthier for you. - 8/13/19


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    Incredible!
    Thanks - 8/13/19


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    tasty - 8/11/19


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    Good
    Good - 8/4/19


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    Incredible!
    nyummm! - 7/29/19


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    thanks
    - 7/13/19


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    yummy - 7/12/19


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    very tasty - 6/29/19


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    I didn't add oil to my peanuts. I find if I do, it's more likely to separate before I'm done with it. - 2/20/19


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    Incredible!
    Tasty nut butter, will make this again will try some other nuts to add different flavor. - 2/5/19


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    Incredible!
    This is much better than some of the stuff on the grocery store shelf. I will do this often. - 1/28/19


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    Incredible!
    This looks so good! - 1/16/19


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    Yum - 12/11/18


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    wow...will try... - 8/25/18


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    no added oil sounds better to me - 8/14/18