Turn your food processor into a nut-butter-making machine with this easy recipe for homemade pecan-almond butter. Try it spread on apple slices or in place of cream cheese on your favorite bagel. Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2015

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • Spread almonds and pecans in a shallow baking dish. Bake, stirring once or twice, until fragrant, 8 to 10 minutes. Transfer to a food processor; add honey, vanilla, cinnamon and salt. Process, stopping to scrape down the sides (and give your food processor a little rest) as needed, until smooth and creamy, at least 5 minutes and up to 8 minutes.


Make Ahead Tip: Store airtight at room temperature for up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts

176 calories; 15.8 g total fat; 1.3 g saturated fat; 73 mg sodium. 164 mg potassium; 7.2 g carbohydrates; 2.9 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 4.5 g protein; 6 IU vitamin a iu; 12 mcg folate; 55 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 60 mg magnesium; 2 g added sugar;

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Rating: 5 stars
Very easy. Need to stop the food processor fairly regularly but end result was creamy and delicious! Next time I am going to leave out the honey was very sweet. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
This makes me question everything I thought I knew about peanut butter... I used my vitamix to make this- and I think the same thing would have happened in a food processor also- it gets forced under the blade and then nothing happens... so it takes some patience and scraping and moving around of ingredients. Totally worth it though. It's heaven. I cut down on the honey because we are sensitive to sweet and we think it's perfect. A tiny bit on a spoon has been our dessert all week. It's also great in breakfast smoothies. Pros: spreadable even stored in fridge cost effective compared to other specialty store bought butters Cons: takes a little patience Read More