nut butter - Vitamix, Cuisinart, etc

Usually I make nut butters in the Cuisinart for ease of clean up. However, recently I used my Vitamix and there is no turning back to the Cuisinart now. With the food processor, I would use about 2 cups of nuts. I read somewhere that the Vitamix needs at least 4 cups of nuts to grind easily. What amounts of nuts do you use in the Vitamix?

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SKK January 28, 2018

Also have a Vitamix and love it! You can use any amount of nuts, there is no minimum or maximum. I usually use 2 cups of nuts, which makes 4 cups of butter.

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Stephanie G January 29, 2018

Thank you SKK! So glad to see you back on the site!

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Stephanie G January 30, 2018

One follow up...do you use the dry container of the Vitamix for nut butters?

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SKK January 30, 2018

Thanks for the welcome back, Stephanie! I do not use the dry container for nut butters. Just use that for grains and spices. Also use it for sun dried tomatoes to make and for peppers I grow and have dehydrated. :)

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