Cinnamon Honey Almond Butter

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DESCRIPTION

This homemade almond butter is absolutely perfect! Roasting the almonds adds a lovely depth of flavor to the nuts while honey, cinnamon and salt lend the perfect balance of sweet and spice. Adding a bit of coconut oil makes the almond butter extra smooth and spreadable! Wonderful on toasted bread with strawberry jam!

PREP, COOK, TOTAL TIME

Prep time: 25 to 30 minutes
Cook time: 0 minutes
Total time: 25 to 30 minutes

SERVINGS

Yields: 2 cups

INGREDIENTS

2 cups raw unsalted almonds
1/4 cup LouAna® 100% Pure Coconut Oil
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon sea salt

DIRECTIONS

Place a rack in the center of the oven and preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Spread almonds in a single layer across a baking sheet and roast in oven for 10 to 12 minutes until slightly brown. Nuts will become fragrant but be careful not to let them burn.

Place the nuts in the bowl of a food processor fitted with the blade attachment. Blend the nuts for 5 minutes, stopping occasionally to scrape the sides of the bowl.

Add the coconut oil. Continue to process until the almond butter is completely smooth, about 7 more minutes. You may notice that the almond butter mixture gets warm as it mixes in the food processor. That’s normal. Add the honey, cinnamon, and salt and process until combined, 2 minutes more.

Transfer to a jar and store and store at room temperature. If you store at room temp, give the almond butter a good stir before enjoying.

Cinnamon Honey Almond Butter Recipe photo credit: Joy Wilson and Jon Melendez

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COMMENTS

  • LouAna on 03.24.16

    Hi Sue – you can always cut smaller pieces of bread!

  • Sue on 03.21.16

    Why show the butter on a glutinous piece of bread

  • gerry on 01.22.16

    what if the amond butter is already in a jar.can it be used the same way

  • BABABONNIE323@gMAIL.COM on 04.04.15

    All of these rec. Look and sound really great iam looking for a recipe for klondyke bar choc. I have one ,but would like one from you.

  • Anonymous on 02.22.15

    I tried the almond butter recipe, forgot to roast almonds and it was just delicious. I left my almonds a little crunchy, really wonderful.


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