Almond Nut Butter

Ingredients

2 cup raw almonds
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 oz dark chocolate

Preparation

1
Preheat oven to 300 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2
In a large bowl, mix together the almonds and maple syrup . Spread out almond mixture onto baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes, stir and place back in oven for another 15 minutes.
3
Remove from oven and allow the almonds to cool.
4
In food processor add almonds and process until you see it form into a ball. (NOTE: You will have to scrape down the sides a few times, like 10.) Add you cinnamon and vanilla extract and then process until drippy. The whole process takes about 10 – 15 minutes. When your right at the end I add the chocolate and process until all melted in, about 1 more minute.
5
Makes about 16 Tablespoons or a smidge over 1 cup
6
Calories per Tablespoon: 92, Fat: 7.4, Sodium: 30, Potassium: 3.3, Carbs: 4.7, Fiber: 1.7, Sugar: 1.8, Protein: 3.1

 



About

A wonderful chocolate and almond nut butter. Perfect for sandwiches and dips!

Yield:

16 tablespoons(1 cup)

Added:

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 - 8:41pm

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