Winter spiced almond and pecan butter
Recipe type: Spreads, snacks, seasonal
Serves: 1 small jar
  • 1 cup almonds
  • ½ cup pecans
  • 1+1/2 tsp maple syrup or raw honey
  • ¼ - ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼- 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg
  • Pinch of sea salt
  1. Spread the almonds and pecans on a baking tray and roast in a preheated oven at 350F/ 170C for 12-15 minutes.
  2. Remove the nuts from the oven allow to cool for a few minutes and transfer them to a food processor.
  3. Blend the nuts for 10-12 minutes, scraping down the sides as you go until you have a runny and smooth nut butter. (Your food processor may need a little rest !
  4. Add in the spices, maple syrup and salt.
  5. Blend again to incorporate the spices.
  6. Taste your nut butter but don't eat it all :) and add more spices if desired.
  7. Pour into a jar grab a spoon and enjoy!
I made these cute little apple rings by cutting an apple horizontally, liberally smear with nut butter and sprinkle some gingernut granola over. Granola recipe is up on the blog.
Recipe by The Good Food Goddess at