Turn your food processor into a nut-butter-making machine with this easy recipe for homemade chai-flavored peanut butter. Try it on toast or whizzed into a smoothie with coconut milk and banana.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2015


Recipe Summary

15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • Spread peanuts in a shallow baking dish. Bake, stirring once or twice, until fragrant, 5 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a food processor; add vanilla, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, ginger and salt. Process, stopping to scrape down the sides (and give your food processor a little rest) as needed, until smooth and creamy, at least 6 minutes and up to 10 minutes.


Make Ahead Tip: Store airtight at room temperature for up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts

188 calories; protein 7.8g 16% DV; carbohydrates 6.9g 2% DV; dietary fiber 2.8g 11% DV; sugars 1.6g; fat 15.9g 24% DV; saturated fat 2.5g 12% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 0.3IU; vitamin cmg; folate 31mcg 8% DV; calcium 19.8mg 2% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 57.1mg 20% DV; potassium 204.1mg 6% DV; sodium 74.7mg 3% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 5% DV.