Peanut Butter

Yield: 8 servings (about 1½ cups)

Time: 5 minutes

12 ounces roasted, unsalted peanuts, plus ½ cup if you want a crunchy consistency
¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon peanut oil, or more if needed
½ teaspoon salt, or to taste
1 tablespoon honey (optional)

Put the 12 ounces peanuts in a food processor and turn it on. Gradually over the course of about 1 minute, add the peanut oil through the feed tube. The peanuts will go through a few stages: first chopped, then lumpy, and finally smooth. Blend until the mixture is consistently creamy, adding a little more oil if the mixture is too dry. Add the salt and honey, if desired, and process for a few seconds more. If you like crunchy peanut butter, add the ½ cup peanuts and pulse a few times to incorporate them. (Store peanut butter in an airtight container at room temperature or in the refrigerator for up to a few weeks.

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