US Patent No. 7,803,418 (Sept. 28, 2010), B. Garter, et al. , assigned to Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, MI.

This invention provides nut butter compositions and methods for preparing the nut butter compositions. In preferred embodiments, the nut butter composition or method is a peanut butter. In another preferred embodiment, the present invention provides a method of preparing a gelled peanut butter composition.