Homemade Peanut Butter

assorted-nutsLet’s talk about every one’s favorite. PB&J, otherwise known as peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. The differences you can make your own peanut butter very easily. And it will be so incredibly delicious, that you may never want to buy even a major brand-name peanut butter again from the market. Not only can you make your own peanut butter, but you can make using the same procedures almond butter, pecan butter, walnut butter, Brazil nut butter, cashew butter and all other types made out of various nuts. You can even combine your favorite nuts together to make your own special bland of nut butter. All you have to do is follow these easy steps.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup Brazil nuts
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 1 cup cashew nuts
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil or olive oil

 Directions:

Place all of the nuts you decide to use into a large Ziploc bag. You may use different amounts of the nuts listed. For example you may not like walnuts, you just substitute that amount with another type of nut. Believe it or not adding Brazil nuts to the recipe gives such a great flavor, not to mention the pecans. However this is the basic recipe. Flatten evenly nuts in the bag spread out flat on a hard surface. Use a hammer, a roller pin, or any other similar type of heavy instrument, and pound the nuts as well as possible into very small pieces. After this is done depending on what type of device you have, you grind the nuts into a paste. You can use an actual peanut butter maker machine which you can buy for as little as $30. You can use a food processor which is the best method. You can even use a $12 coffee grinder. Another device that works well is the magic bullets, or the ninjas any of those type of machines. At small amount of your ground-up nuts to these devices adding a little bit of either the coconut oil or the olive oil. The coconut oil is the preferred oil because it will solidify versus the olive oil which will not. Once you grind all your nuts together mix all oils in the nuts thoroughly. Once you taste this with a spoon you may not want to use it for a sandwich. This will turn out to be so delicious you can eat it like a favorite dessert. If you going to make a sandwich, it’s recommended that you use raw organic honey on some good wheat or rye bread. You do this once and you may not ever be able to buy peanut butter from the store again.

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