3 Homemade “Must-Try” Nut Butter Recipes

Move over peanut butter, here comes something yummier! Almond, pistachio and macadamia butter are just a few of the new spreads that are topping charts and toast across the country. The question is- are they really better than peanut butter? You tell us: Try these DIY spread recipes and let us know if they make it to your favorite recipe list.

Macadamia Butter 

Macadamia nuts are considered the world’s finest nuts. Their soft buttery flavor taste unmistakably good. They are a rich source of iron, thiamin, riboflavin and vitamin A.  They also contain antioxidants like polyphenols amino acids, flavones and selenium.

macadamia butter
recipe & photo by the coconutmama.com 

Pistachio Butter

Pistachios have been known to reduce LDL cholesterol. They are high in antioxidants vitamins A and E which aid in protecting blood vessels and reducing heart disease. They’re also rich in vitamin B6 which positively impacts the nervous system by insulating nerve fibers that allow optimal messaging between nerves and also improve the immune system.  Experts say they’re great for healthy skin too!

Recipe and photo by: 101cookbooks.com

Almond Butter

Almonds make a great pal to low-carb seekers. They are loaded with nutrients and small amount of carbs. Almonds are terrific grounded into meal or flour. They are a super source of vitamin E and manganese. Additionally, they have large amounts of phytonutrients and flavanoids which are heart-healthy and great antioxidants.


Recipe and photo by: marilynschlossbach.com

Not only do almonds taste great as a butter, but they also make a terrific natural flour, and a yummy milk.