The Peanut Principle in Cohoes, NY, has over 20 years experience in the nut business. Shannon and Joe have gone completely NUTS! Their wide selection of Gourmet Nut & Seed butters are made with the highest quality ingredients nuts and seeds.

We are a small nutty family business in Upstate New York. We handcraft all our butters the old fashioned way. We make many of them in small batches using only high quality ingredients. Give our butters a try and we bet you will never go back to your old one!

You can find them every week at one of the many farmer’s markets they attend or you can shop their online store. The Peanut Principle makes everything in small handmade batches fresh every week.


Selections from The Peanut Principle Product Line:

  • Keep’n It Smooth (Creamy Peanut Butter)
    Dry Roasted NON-GMO Peanuts ground to perfection in our 1950’s Nut Grinder
  • Beat Me to the Crunch(Crunchy Peanut Butter)
    Dry Roasted NON-GMO Peanuts ground leaving crunchy chunks for that great flavor
  • The Dark Side of the Peanut(Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter)
    60% Dry Roasted NON-GMO Peanuts ground 40% Pure Dark Chocolate
  • The Other White Treat (White Chocolate Peanut Butter)
    60% NON-GMO Dry Roasted Peanuts 40% Pure White Chocolate
  • Raisin the Roof(Cinnamon Raisin Peanut Butter)
    A Blend of NON-GMO Peanuts, Ground Cinnamon,Currents and a touch of sugar
  • Is It Heaven or Caramel(Crushed Peanuts,Caramel,Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter)
    A layered treat of Creamy Caramel,Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter and Crushed Peanuts
  • Healthy Brain Blend (A Blend of nuts, seeds, & dried fruits to promote Brain Health)
    A blend of peanuts,almonds,sunflower seeds,pistachios,brazil nuts, pine nuts,chia seeds,hemp seeds,sprouted broccoli seeds,goose berries,blueberries
  • Sow Your Wild Oats(Granola Infused Peanut Butter)
    Gatherer’s Squirrel Bait Granola blend with our Maple Cinnamon Peanut Butter
  • Jungle Apeel(Banana Peanut Butter)
    A magical blend of NON-GMO Peanuts and Banana chips. What a tasty treat!!
  • Treehugger Butter 16oz (Peanut Butter with Rainforest Ingredients)
    Non-Gmo Peanut Butter with Rainforest Ingredients!!