3 ingredient dark chocolate peanut butter

I really never thought that making peanut butter at home was that easy! Learn how I make dark chocolate peanut butter with this step by step tutorial-recipe.

dark chocolate peanut butter

Yes, I know you guessed it, but this homemade peanut butter it’s made with natural peanuts and good dark chocolate. I like to use dry, unroasted peanuts. But you could use any kind of peanut you like, salted or honey-roasted peanuts. Making homemade peanut butter is as easy putting the peanuts in the food processor (affiliate link) and pulsing until all is creamy.

How to make homemade dark chocolate peanut butter?

STep 1

Add the peanuts to the bowl of the food processor (affiliate link). You can make as much as you want, there are no exact measurements here. I added two cups but you can add, four cups or 6 cups depending on the capacity of the food processor (affiliate link).

peanuts in a food processor bowl

Step 2

Run the food processor (affiliate link) until the peanuts turn into fine ground. Stop the food processor (affiliate link) from time to time to scrape the sides.

ground peanuts

Step 3

The ground peanuts will turn into a thick paste and then they will form into a ball, like a thick playdough ball.

And then, just like magic the creamiest and smoothest peanut butter will appear in your food processor (affiliate link). At this point, your peanut butter is ready. You can start adding it to your smoothies, to your granola, or spread it to your toast. But you could also add more yumminess to it.

freshly made creamy peanut butter

step 4

Add the flavor. This is the fun step, the step where you can let your creativity go wild! This step is so perfect to make with your kids. My kids love chocolate, but they don’t have that much of a sweet tooth. That is why we chose to make this dark chocolate peanut butter.

Some fun twists will be to add maple syrup, a bit of ground cinnamon, candied ginger or a pinch of cayenne pepper.

freshly made dark chocolate peanut butter

Here are some ideas on how to use this dark chocolate peanut butter:

creamy and vegan chololate peanut butter

So here is the recipe for this 3-ingredient dark chocolate peanut butter and I hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Share a picture of your creation on Fb or Instagram. Tell me in the comment section if you added anything more than chocolate. I wnat to know how adventurous you are.

Three ingredient dark chocolate peanut butter


Three ingredient dark chocolate peanut butter, homemade, vegan, oli free and delicious.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Basics
Cuisine American
Servings 2 cups
Calories 1139 kcal


  • Food processor


  • 2 cups dry peanuts raw, unsalted
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate pieces
  • pinch of salt


  • Place the peanuts in the food processor and let it run for 3-4 minutes. You will see the peanuts transform from crumbs to a dry ball to a creamy peanut butter.
  • At this point add the chopped dark chocolate and a pinch of salt. You could also add sugar or maple syrup if you wish. Run the food processor again until the dark chocolate pieces melt and completely integrate with the peanut butter.
  • Keep in a glass jar in the fridge. It will keep good for several weeks.


Calories: 1139kcalCarbohydrates: 52gProtein: 39gFat: 93gSaturated Fat: 21gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 1027mgPotassium: 1300mgFiber: 17gSugar: 17gCalcium: 113mgIron: 9mg
Keyword chocolate peanut butter, homemade peanut butter, peanutbutter


Nutritional information of this recipe is only an estimate, the accuracy for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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Nutritional information of this recipe is only an estimate, the accuracy for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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