Homemade Peanut Butter (with dates!)

Homemade Peanut Butter (with dates!)

Homemade Peanut Butter (with dates!)

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Delicious, oil-free, homemade peanut butter with a hint of sweetness.


  • dry roasted peanuts (unsalted) - 6 cups (875 g)
  • dates (pitted) - 2-6 whole (depending on sweetness wanted)


  1. Add ingredients to your Vitamix container.
  2. Secure lid.
  3. Place tamper through lid hole.
  4. Select Variable Speed 1.
  5. Gradually increase to Variable Speed 10. Then to High.
  6. Use the tamper to push the ingredients from the sides of the container down into the blades.
  7. Blend for 90-120 seconds depending on your desired consistency.
  8. Serve it on some fruit, celery, or bread.
  9. Snap a pic and tag #lifeisNOYOKE
  10. Enjoy!

Useful tips for Homemade Peanut Butter (with dates!)

The new Ascent Series has a program for Nut Butters. (Shown below is our Vitamix, currently an A3500.)

If you’re using any other model, ramp from variable speed 1 to 10. Blend on high for 2 minutes (with the tamper).

Use the tamper to gently push the ingredients into the blade from the corners.

Peanut butter freshly made in our Vitamix container.

You're going to hear a high pitch chugging noise. That's normal and isn't hurting your machine. That's how you know it's done.

Can't quite get all the PB out of your container? Blend up a PB&J smoothie with the excess!