Homemade Peanut Butter Recipe

Making fresh delicious peanut butter at home is so easy. All you need are three ingredients and a food processor. You’ll wonder why you never tried this before.

Sam the Cooking Guy

Homade Peanut Butter

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 1/2 cups

Homade Peanut Butter


2 cups unsalted roasted peanuts, shelled

1 teaspoon salt

1 Tablespoon peanut oil


  1. Put peanuts in the bowl of your processor and attach metal ‘S’ blade.
  2. Process about 1 minute then scrape down sides of the bowl with a spatula. Continue to process another 2 to 3 minutes until the peanut butter is relatively smooth. Add salt and process until combined.
  3. Check the peanut butter and add oil to get it to your desired consistency.
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Sam Zien

is host of the TV show Sam the Cooking Guy, author of 3 cookbooks and a frequent guest in the Today Show kitchen. He’s also and proud of his “big in taste but small in effort” cooking style — “food that anyone can make,” he likes to say.

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