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Almond and hazelnut butter in a jar, Maja Brekalo

How to Make Nut Butter

Maja ∣ Delicious & Healthy by Maya
How to make nut butter, easy step by step recipe for cashew butter, almond butter and hazelnut butter, done in literally minutes
Cook Time 15 mins
Blending time 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Healthy Vegan, keto
Servings 10 tbsp
Calories 105 kcal


  • Food Processor, Oven


  • 1.5 cup nuts hazelnuts or almonds or cashews
  • 1 pinch Himalayan salt To taste, depending to how salty you want it
  • optional add ons: vanilla powder, cinnamon powder


  • Place raw nuts on a baking tray in a thin layer
  • Roast on 150C or 300F about 15 minutes until fragrant and slightly browned
  • Leave to cool until just warm
  • Place warm nuts in a food processor and start blending
  • The nuts will first grind and as you keep blending they will begin releasing the oils
  • As they release the oils they will start to clump and stick to the sides
  • You'll need to stop 1-3 times to scrape down the sides and keep blending
  • After around 5 minutes you will get a beautiful smooth butter


  • You can use any nuts you like for this recipe
  • You can add to your butters various flavourings - I recommend using only dry ones as wet ones can cause clumping of butter and it won't be as smooth and runny -vanilla powder, cinnamon, cardamom, hemp seeds
  • You can use more than one kind of nuts in making butter and make a tasty combination
Keyword Almond Butter, Cashew Butter, Hazelnut Butter, Nut Butter