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When I make peanut butter at home, in a food processor, it comes out reasonably creamy as in store bought peanut butter, but when I put it in my mouth, it sucks the moisture from my mouth and is too dry and hard to swallow.

How can I prepare it so that it is easier to consume and closer to store bought peanut butters. I tried adding a couple of spoons of oil. Would adding honey help?

  • Have you compared your ingredients to the ingredients on the label of store bought peanut butter? – moscafj Sep 22 at 11:48
  • Add more oil. Your food processor doesn't have the ability to crush peanuts to the extent required to make peanut butter without adding additional oil. – aris Sep 25 at 16:43
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Add refined peanut oil. Add more than a couple of tbsp. Add it generously. Try using peanuts from a different source.

  • What peanuts would you recommend – Shahid Thaika Sep 23 at 1:52
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Commercial peanut butter has added sugar and salt. Also emulsifiers to keep the oil from separating over time. Once I asked a friend why there was about a half inch of oil on their home-made peanut butter ; they said it is peanut oil and just needs to be stirred occasionally.

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