Peanut Butter - Makes 2 cups

Cuisinart original

Once you discover how easy it is to make peanut butter in the Cuisinart® food processor, you’ll wonder how you ever bought it jarred.


Makes 2 cups


  • 1 pound (about 4 cups) unsalted, dry-roasted  peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, optional

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (1 tablespoon, unsalted): Calories 80 (61% from fat) • carb. 2g • pro. 4g • fat 7g

sat. fat 1g • chol. 0mg • sod. 3mg • calc. 36mg • fiber 1g


  1. Put peanuts and salt, if using, into the large work bowl fitted with the large chopping blade. Pulse to break up, about 5 to 6 times. Process on High until desired consistency is achieved.
  2. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  3.  TIP: For a spiced variation, add 2 teaspoons honey, ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon kosher salt (do not use if already added above), 1 teaspoon ground allspice and 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg.
  4. TIP: Any nut can be substituted in this recipe.