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Homemade Peanut Butter

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In this homemade peanut butter recipe, lightly salted peanuts are blended with honey, grapeseed oil and a little salt in a food processor until smooth. Yields about 2 cups or 16 (2 tablespoon) servings.
Course Homemade Ingredients & Condiments
Cuisine American
Keyword from scratch, grapeseed oil, homemade, honey, peanut butter, peanuts
Prep Time 5 mins
Additional Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 16 servings
Calories 171
Author Laurie McNamara


  • cups lightly salted peanuts salted can be used, just reduce the amount of salt used to season
  • 4 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • kosher salt to taste


  • Place peanuts into a food processor. Turn on and let run until the peanuts are well ground and resembles coarse wet sand. Slowly pour in the oil. Stop, scrape down the sides of the bowl and replace the lid.
  • While processor is running add in the honey, season with kosher salt according to your taste.
  • Store in an airtight jar in the fridge, but just be sure to let it sit out for a few before using.


For chunky peanut butter, add in a half cup {or more} of chopped peanuts.


Serving: 2tablespoons | Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 99mg | Potassium: 178mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg