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Almond Butter

Almond Butter

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Amy M

This is a quick, simple way to make healthy, all-natural basic almond butter. Add sugar, spices, or other ingredients to taste if desired.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 57 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 5.1 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.8g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Place the almonds in a food processor. Process on high until ground almonds begin to form a ball. Drizzle olive oil over almonds and continue to process, stopping occasionally to scrape sides of the bowl with a spatula as needed. Store in an airtight container.
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Reviews

Cynful2257
195
5/26/2009

This recipe worked out quite well. Toasted single layer of almonds in 300 degree oven for 20 minutes before placing in food processor. When processing, continued to add oil (may need more than recipe states) until reached desired consistency. Also added a touch of sea salt which enhanced the almond flavor.

Goodeats
139
7/20/2009

I didn't follow the recipe exactly, but my tip on making this is to add some honey if the end product is too "dry" and so not so spreadable. The honey makes the almond butter a little sweet and that much more yummier! A great, healthy alternative to peanut butter!

rookiecook
99
8/2/2010

This was so simple! The hardest part was the clean-up. I added the olive oil until it started to get creamy then, added 2 Tbs. honey. I may never buy store bought nut butters again! Thanks for sharing.