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Peanut Butter

Prep time: about 10 minutes

Ingredients:

Directions:

For smooth peanut butter:

  1. Mix the peanuts with the peanut oil, and pour the mixture into a food processor.
  2. Process the mixture until it's very smooth.
  3. Store your smooth peanut butter in a sealed container in the fridge. It will be good for 2 weeks.

For chunky peanut butter:

  1. Take about 1/4 cup out of your 1 1/2 cups of peanuts and set them aside.
  2. Mix the rest of the peanuts with the oil, and pour the mixture into a food processor.
  3. Process the mixture until it's very smooth, then stir in the peanuts that you had set aside.
  4. Process a few seconds more to create the chunks in your chunky peanut butter.
  5. Store your chunky peanut butter in a sealed container in the fridge. It will be good for 2 weeks.

Serves: 12

Serving size: 2 tablespoons

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

116 calories
4.3 g protein
10.25 g fat
4 g carbohydrate
1.5 g fiber
0 mg cholesterol
1 mg sodium
10 mg calcium
0.4 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N

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