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They say not until at least a year for peanut butter, let dc take a small taste of peanut butter before you let her have a lot VERY IMPORTANT: make sure you have benedryl on hand!!!!!!
I let Cruz try peanut butter at 15 months just a tiny taste off a spoon and 3 minutes later he had red blotches all around his mouth. I haven't tried any other nuts but I have heard sometimes they are ok with almond butter instead of peanut butter.
My DD likes peanut butter on crackers but won't eat PB&J.
I let her start eating it at 18 months, but like others I gave her just a little to see how she reacted.
I have heard SoyButter is a good alternative to peanut butter, but DD won't touch the stuff.
My ped actually says not to give it until 3 years old. I actually dont' really like peanut butter so it hasn't been a big deal to not give it to Ben.
Also, be careful because one accidental eating with no reaction doesn't necessarily mean they're OK. It is often on the second or third exposure that you see the reaction. at least that's what my ped said.
Anyway, ask your ped what their latest research tells what you should do. It will also be different if you have family history of peanut allergies, and if your child has any risks or warning signs for allergies - like asthma, eczema, etc...