Raw Cinnamon Honey Walnut Butter Recipe

You guys….I FINALLY got a food processor! This week has been like Christmas in my little apartment. My head has been spinning with excitement and ideas about all of the fun new things I can create and recipes I can send your way.

The second I opened the giant box and whipped out my new toy I grabbed the first ingredient I saw and tossed it in. The ingredient happened to be walnuts. I always have giant bags of raw walnuts around because it’s cheaper to buy them in bulk at a Whole Sale club than purchase smaller bags elsewhere. I’m all about buying fresh and local but sometimes I just need to save a few bucks.

After tossing the walnuts in the bucket my “AHA” moment kicked in and I knew exactly what I wanted to make. WALNUT BUTTER! instead of purchasing a little $11 jar of walnut butter at the store, I could now create my own at one-fifth the price and add some fun fixings.

Since Walnuts are pretty dry I knew I needed to add oil. I grabbed my favorite coconut oil, cinnamon, vanilla extract and some local, raw honey (why not get a jumpstart on keeping the seasonal allergies at bay?).

 

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The results we’re pretty delicious.

Here’s what you need:

2 cups Raw Walnuts

2 Tbsp Raw Honey

2 Tbsp. Cinnamon

1 Tbsp. Vanilla

1/2 Cup Coconut Oil

Toss the Walnuts in the food processor and pulse several times, scrape down the edges and pulse a few more times. Melt coconut oil & Honey and add it to the walnuts a long with the cinnamon and vanilla. Blend until desired texture is achieved. Make sure you refrigerate the butter to keep it super fresh!

xoxo

 

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