“ Jennie ingeniously turns the beloved combination of chocolate and peanut butter into this crave-worthy DIY spread with only 2 ingredients. Spread it on toast or pancakes in the morning, drizzle it over ice cream for dessert, or just eat it straight out of the jar. Sarah, Recipe Hunter ”
We’ve been on a DIY kick lately with making our own horchata, feta cheese, and cold brew iced coffee. Today, we venture into the world of nut butters, following in the footsteps of this almond butter that we featured last year. If you’re family goes through jars of peanut butter like ours, then you’ll be amazed to see how easy it is to make at home! Almost magically, peanuts and dark chocolate chips transform after several minutes in the food processor from chunks to minced bits and eventually turning smooth and creamy. As the nuts get chopped up, they start to release their essential oils, providing the “liquid” needed to turn them into butter. Jennie’s ingenious trick in this recipe is using honey roasted nuts straight from the store, which adds all the sweetness and spice you needed to make this dark chocolate peanut butter better than anything you can get at the store.
“ I cook what I love to eat and enjoy getting creative in the kitchen. When life gets messy, I reach for a sweet treat, and you'll find plenty on my site. I'm a lover of sprinkles, a fan of buttercream, and an avid nutella snacker. ”
Jennie is not afraid to get a little messy as the cook and baker extraordinaire behind The Messy Baker blog where she creates crave-worthy sweets in her Maryland kitchen. Inspired by watching her father and great grandmother cook while growing up, Jennie now channels her passion for food into creating her own variations on indulgent treats that will satisfy even those of us with the biggest sweet tooth. And, how can we resist her tagline – “Embrace life’s messy side…Make it delicious?” So go ahead, get your hands dirty. She won’t mind.
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