Coconut Peanut Butter Recipe

This homemade coconut peanut butter is so tasty and refreshing, you will never buy the regular peanut butter again.

Creamy, perfect roasted peanuts with the addition of vanilla flavor, sesame, and dark chocolates? Sign me up!

Also, this is a peanut butter you can eat without feeling guilty nor sacrificing nutrients!

Let’s make this recipe!

Coconut Peanut Butter Recipe

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course spread
Cuisine American
Calories 32 kcal

Equipment

  • Food processor
  • Sauce pan

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups coconut flakes
  •  2 cups dry-roasted or unsalted peanuts
  • 1/4 tsp cocoa palm sugar
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  •  1/4 cup coconut oil
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/4 tbsp vanilla flavor
  • 1/2 tsp Maca powder (optional)
  • Carefully chopped dark chocolates (10 or more)
  • 1/2 tsp cocoa powder (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder (optional)
  • Chopped peanuts (10 or more)
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin, sesame, or hump (Optional)

Instructions
 

  • Set a small saucepan to medium heat on your stove. Pour in some coconut flakes and toast for about two minutes.
  • Pour the toasted coconut flakes in one cup in your food processor. Add your peanuts, process for about six seconds.
  • Process the ingredients for another two minutes until a smooth powder forms.
  • Add in your vanilla, cocoa palm powder, and salt. Make sure you process them for about 10 minutes. At this point, a buttery, creamy mixture would have emerged.
  • Next, transfer the buttery mixture into a small jar. Add in your seed mix (pumpkin, sesame, or hump), Maca powder, cocoa powder, chopped dark chocolates, and cinnamon powder.
  • Mix the ingredients with peanut butter and coconut oil until a light brown butter forms (Optional)
  • If you don't want smooth butter, you can add chopped peanuts to make it more crunchy.
  • Serve with desired topping.
Keyword Coconut peanut butter, Spread

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How to use your coconut peanut butter

Splatter on your cookies

First, set your flat, baked cookies on a plate. Then carefully splatter your freshly prepared or well-preserved coconut butter on your cookies. 

Grainy toast

To make your grainy toast,  you need wholemeal flour, yeast, water, and sugar, then bake. Moreover, to make the grainy toast, set your soft (cooked) grains in a decorative pattern on your bread slices, then toast. 

However, you might not enjoy your grainy toast as desired if you fail to include Mr. Creamy. Yes, Coconut peanut butter! Spread this yummy butter on your grainy toast for a fantastic experience.

Smoothie bowl 

Each time I think of a way to use up my coconut butter, the smoothie bowl is always the first to pop in my mind. 

A Smoothie bowl is a thicker and healthier version of your regular smoothie (fruit mixture).  

Moreover, the best topping for a smoothie bowl is nuts. Spread about two spoonfuls of this coconut butter in your smoothie bowl. You will love it.

Chicken curry bowl

Firstly, you can prepare a chicken curry bowl with these delightful ingredients; chicken thighs, curry powder, olive oil, ginger, etc. Also, while you enjoy your savory chicken curry bowl, drizzle some coconut butter for a more intense flavor.

Pitted dates

Pitted dates are dates with removed pits. Slice your pitted dates and spread your coconut butter on them. Enjoy!

Health benefits of coconut peanut butter

Contains antioxidants

Your body, most especially your skin, needs an appreciable amount of antioxidants to thrive. Amongst the ingredients in your coconut peanut butter, coconut is a rich source of antioxidants. More so, these antioxidants work together to protect your body cells from oxidative damage.

Supplies your body with protein

Coconut doesn’t contain a lot of protein. However, peanuts are rich in protein.

Packed with vitamins

Coconut peanut butter is a rich source of vitamins. Moreover, vitamins are essential nutrients needed in your body system. This butter is rich in vitamin C, vitamin E, and vitamin A.

Nutritional fact: Coconut peanut butter

  • Calories: 32 kcal
  • Calories from fat: 23 kcal
  • Total fat: 2.6g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3g
  • Total carbs: 1g

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