How to Make Nut Butter Recipe


| 9/11/2013 3:49:00 PM


Tags: nut butter, Tabitha Alterman, roasting nuts,

All dry nuts can be ground into a buttery paste called nut butter, which Nut butter with apple sliceshas multiple uses from breakfast to dessert. Roasting nuts before grinding them into nut butter adds a depth of flavor. (See How to Roast Nuts Recipe.) Cooking Light magazine suggests these pairings for nut butters: almond butter and apples; cashew butter and vegetables; hazelnut butter and chocolate; macadamia nut butter and desserts; pecan butter and meat; pistachio butter and cream cheese. Yield: 1 cup nut butter.

Ingredients:

1 cup nut pieces, raw or roasted (whole nuts are more expensive and are unnecessary for this purpose)
Optional additions: 1/2 tsp kosher salt, 1 tsp honey

Instructions:

Place nut pieces in a food processor. Add salt and honey. Process on low speed at first, then faster, until a mass pulls away from the sides of the bowl.

Some nuts become butter in less than a minute; some take several minutes. Store in an airtight covered container in the fridge.




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