Grown-Up Nut Butters
Branch out and try the grown-up flavors and textures of tree-nut butters―found at your favorite health-food store.
This delicately flavored butter, which packs 8 grams of fat per tablespoon (the same as peanut butter), is a good source of copper and magnesium.
- Cashew butter with salami.
- Cashew butter with ginger preserves.
- Cashew butter with turkey and cranberry or lingonberry preserves.
Sweet, smooth, and silky, this creamy butter has a fruity note, making it a perfect partner for jelly. Almond butter has only 9 grams of fat per tablespoon and contains healthy amounts of magnesium.
- Almond butter with guava jelly.
- Almond butter with citrus marmalade and sliced almonds.
- Almond butter with sliced pears and chestnut honey.
Velvety and candylike without being cloying, this citrusy-tasting spread is a good source of thiamin. The taste, the price, and the fat content (12 grams per tablespoon) make it pure decadence.
- Macadamia-nut butter with sliced pineapple or papaya.
- Macadamia-nut butter with sliced banana and grated coconut.
- Macadamia-nut butter spread between two chocolate wafers.
Intensely nutty, with a toasty, caramel-like taste and a slightly oily texture, hazelnut butter is a decent source of copper. It packs 9 grams of fat in each delectable tablespoon.
- Hazelnut butter with orange marmalade and goat cheese.
- Hazelnut butter with Cheddar and apple slices.
- Hazelnut butter with sliced strawberries.