I think this creamy peanut butter with just a hint of orange flavor is truly yuletide-special. I tie small jars with colorful ribbons to make great stocking stuffers or last-minute gifts.
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- 1-3/4 cups peanuts
- 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
- 1/4 teaspoon grated orange zest, optional
- Chop 1/4 cup peanuts and set aside. Place remaining peanuts in a blender. Cover and process for 5 minutes or until smooth and spreadable, occasionally scraping sides of bowl. Stir in the chopped peanuts. Add salt and orange zest if desired. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. May be refrigerated for up to 1 month. Yield: 1 cup.
Originally published as Grandma's Chunky Peanut Butter in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2005, p38