Coconut Vanilla Almond Butter

I have been wanting to make my own homemade almond butter for weeks now, and finally just got around to it last week.  After trying Justin’s Vanilla Almond Butter, I was hoping to create an almond butter that somewhat resembled it.

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I talked to the almond-butter-making-queen and asked her if she had any tips on how to make good almond butter.  She gave me some advice, and I set out to make my first batch of homemade almond butter.

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I’ll be honest, it didn’t end up like Justin’s Vanilla Almond Butter, but it sure did turn out amazing.  After roasting my almonds, blending them in the food processor, and adding some vanilla, I eyed my coconut oil that I received from Swanson a few weeks ago.  I knew it had to go in there too.  That is when this Coconut Vanilla Almond Butter came about!

Coconut Vanilla Almond Butter

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups raw almonds
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 300* F.
  • Spread out almonds on a baking sheet and bake in oven for about 20 minutes.
  • Let almonds cool.
  • Add almonds to food processor.
  • Blend in food processor for about 5 minutes or until almonds come to a “buttery” consistency.
  • Add vanilla and coconut oil and process until thoroughly blended.
  • Scoop into your favorite jar or container and enjoy!
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Comments

  1. says

    This looks great! I’ve never bought Justin’s almond butter because it’s so pricey, but I could make this at home for a lot less $$!

  2. says

    This looks fantastic!! I definitely need to try it out, but first I need to get a food processor. What kind is yours? Would you recommend it?

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