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Homemade Peanut Butter Chocolate Spread

April 6, 2014

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Cinnamon sugar. Cake & ice cream. Summer & lemonade (with a splash of vodka).

Some things just go together.

Milk & cookies. Beer at football tailgates. These kids.

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Meant to be.

Also, a few things that I miss, being so far from home & all, like BBQ in Kansas City. S’mores at the Lake.

And my favorite… chocolate & peanut butter.  Kind of obsessed.

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I can’t stop making homemade peanut butter. I eat way more peanut butter than any adult should (the first step is admitting the truth), which made me think I should try to make it. It looked so easy…and it is! Love it when that happens.

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Literally, it’s just peanuts. Homemade peanut butter led me to this chocolate spread. It’s basically two parts peanuts to 1 part milk chocolate. (I tried semi-sweet, but I prefer the milk chocolate…& I still need to try it with dark chocolate.). Add a pinch of salt and vanilla to deepen the flavor and there you have it. A perfect match.

Like a margarita on Cinco de Mayo.

And wine in my glass at 5pm…it just needs to happen.

You get the idea.

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Ingredients

2 cups dry roasted peanuts
1 cup milk chocolate chips
pinch of salt
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a food processor, combine dry roasted peanuts & milk chocolate chips. Process for 5 min or until desired consistency is met (time may vary based on your food processor – when in doubt, keep going). Add salt and vanilla. Process for a few more seconds.
  • Serve on toast, wheat thins, graham crackers, a spoon.

*After a week you may want to refrigerate…mine has never lasted that long!

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  1. April 8, 2014 9:52 pm

    I cannot wait to try this myself! I can just see all the peanut butter variations in my family’s future.

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