Nutty Honey Peanut Butter (Canning)

Try a little vanilla in this recipe for a nice twist. You can also change the base nut to anything you want.

INGREDIENTS | MAKES ABOUT 3 CUPS

  • 2 cups roasted peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup honey
  • salt to taste
  1. Put nuts through a blender or chopper.

  2. Add vegetable oil to 1 cup of the nuts; mix thoroughly. Add more oil if mixture is not smooth enough.

  3. Add honey; mix thoroughly.

  4. Add remaining nuts; mix until evenly distributed.

  5. Pack into clean, hot canning jars, leaving 1" headspace.

  6. Cap and process in hot-water bath 1 hour.

  7. When you serve, mix the peanut butter. The peanut butter is best used within 6 months.

Awe Nuts

In the fifteenth century, Africans were grinding peanuts and using them as a thickener. We also know that soldiers in the Civil War ate a peanut porridge. Nonetheless, it wasn’t until the late nineteenth century that George Bayle began producing peanut butter as a healthy addition to the diet.

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