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Homemade Almond Butter

17 min



Homemade staple

10 ingredients or less



Almond butter is a staple in our home, and we add it to just about everything: toast, pancakes, oatmeal, smoothies, and even added into dressings. It's unbelievably easy to make yourself at home: just 1 ingredient + 15 minutes is all you need.


(1 Tbsp per serving)


17 min


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  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Place the almonds onto a baking tray, and toast in the oven for 7 - 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until lightly golden*.
  2. Add the toasted almonds to a high-powered food processor** (ideally 600W or higher) and blend on high for 5 - 7 minutes until creamy.
  3. Continue to blend until smooth. Stopping too soon results in a thicker consistency. If your food processor isn't very powerful, you may need to blend it for an extra 5 minutes to achieve the desired consistency or consider adding a bit of oil to help the process along. Enjoy!


  • * The almonds will continue to "bake" even when removed from the oven, so be careful not to overcook.
  • ** Use a food processor and not a blender for this. If the mixture heats up, let it rest to cool slightly so as to not damage your food processor.


  • Store in an airtight container or mason jar in a cool, dry, and dark place for up to 1 month.
  • Store in the fridge for up to 3 months.

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Ramona Khogaly - Jan. 25, 2023, 11:47 p.m.

I found your recipes so inspirational and trully amazing, I cannot wait to give it a go this almond butter tomorrow :) yipeee!

PUL Team - Jan. 26, 2023, 6:15 a.m.

Awe thank you, Ramona - we hope you enjoy the almond butter! Happy cooking ☺️

Eri - Jan. 22, 2023, 4:48 a.m.

Hi! This was my very first try at this recipe and it turned out perfect!! It was amazing to see how the almonds turned into powder, and then to this thick & rich paste. Can't wait to try the other recipes using this!

PUL Team - Jan. 22, 2023, 6:06 p.m.

Hey Eri, so glad to hear! Happy cooking 🤗

Food Lover - Jan. 4, 2023, 9:33 p.m.

Can you link recipes that use this homemade almond butter! It is delicious!

PUL Team - Jan. 4, 2023, 10:32 p.m.

Hey FL, definitely!… - enjoy!

Romane - Nov. 24, 2022, 7:48 a.m.

Hello, I just done m'y peanut butter. It's so tasty and it feel way more natural. It was pretty long in the good processor. I'm always afraid to break m'y food processor. Did you ever break yours doing this ?

PUL Team - Nov. 25, 2022, 4:29 p.m.

Hi Romane! We haven't broken ours, but we've been mindful not to push it, and we've only ever made nut butter in a high-powered food processor. Weaker ones might not be able to do it. An off sound or smell are two signs the food processor is being pushed too much. It can help to turn off the food processor for 30-60 intervals as needed, and then continue blending to help avoid this. In case you're interested and haven't already seen already, we talk about high-powered food processors in our kitchen essentials article here:… 😊

Sammy - Nov. 21, 2022, 10:38 p.m.

So wonderful. I'm so inspired by the recipe. Tomorrow I'm surely going to make almond butter. Thanks Pickup Limes

PUL Team - Nov. 22, 2022, 2:49 a.m.

We hope you enjoy it, Sammy!

Jenny - April 8, 2022, 8:29 p.m.

Delicious and so easy to make! Will never buy almond butter from a shop again. Thank you. 😊😊

PUL Team - April 10, 2022, 9:45 p.m.

Thank you, Jenny, it means so much!

Hetal - March 29, 2022, 1:18 a.m.

Loved it, my toddler loved it with her banana!!! ❤️

PUL Team - March 29, 2022, 4:01 a.m.

Aw so glad to hear, Hetal 😊

Akshita - March 27, 2022, 9:37 p.m.

I make it every week! Love the recipe ❤️

PUL Team - March 27, 2022, 10:03 p.m.

So thrilled to hear, Akshita 😍

Emilie - March 19, 2022, 9:19 a.m.

Thanks a lot I think I ll try this receipe, it easy to understand.

PUL Team - March 19, 2022, 8:14 p.m.

Do let us know how it goes if you give it a try, Emilie!

Leila - Nov. 8, 2021, 8:07 p.m.

This recipe inspired me to try making nut butter for the first time. I under roasted them a bit in the first batch so it didn’t have the strongest flavor, but the second batch was just right! My partner and I couldn’t get enough. So surprised how easy it was!

PUL Team - Nov. 9, 2021, 2:39 a.m.

Aw we're so thrilled the recipe was enjoyed by you and your partner, Leila 🤗

Alzena - Oct. 25, 2021, 8:48 p.m.

I blended my almond butter seemed like forever and it never got to the runny stage. I started out in the food processor then switched to the blender because it was taking so long. Any suggestion? Taste really good, I added cinnamon and vanilla..

PUL Team - Oct. 26, 2021, 5:24 a.m.

Hi there, Alzena, that's a lovely question! Pushing through can make all the difference. If your food processor isn't very powerful though, you may need to blend it for an extra 5-10 minutes to achieve the desired consistency. You could also consider adding a bit of vegetable oil or coconut oil to help the process along 🙂 We hope this helps for now!

Sumedha Gupta - Aug. 26, 2021, 8:33 p.m.

Such a simple and amazing recipe!

Devashree - Aug. 16, 2021, 5:58 p.m.

Oh my god this website is so amazing, crafted with love !

Melisa - July 24, 2021, 8:05 p.m.

Never would have thought that making almond butter was so easy. I don't buy it anymore. Thank you so much for this recipe!

PUL Team - July 26, 2021, 7:41 p.m.

Thank you, Melisa, for taking the time to share the review! It's so appreciated 🤗

Rowan - July 14, 2021, 5:34 a.m.

This almond butter is so beautiful, creamy, and tasty!

Rori Raccoon - July 11, 2021, 12:03 p.m.

Dear PUL team - do you have any suggestions for the almond butter if we don't have a food processor, but an ordinary blender? :(

PUL Team - July 16, 2021, 4:50 a.m.

Hi Rori, that's definitely a really common question! We wouldn't advise using a blender as your blender could break. We chat a bit more about it here:…. Hope this helps for now ✨

DeeGee - June 1, 2021, 7:44 p.m.

Will the almond butter separate like when purchased at the market?

PUL Team - June 5, 2021, 6:52 p.m.

Hi DeeGee, indeed if left to sit long enough the almond butter will separate a bit. This is normal as the oil tends to go to the top when untouched for a while. Giving the almond butter a good mix before using it, or storing the almond butter in a sealed jar upside down in the fridge can help minimize or prevent the separation if desired ✨🤗

Amour - April 26, 2021, 10:40 p.m.

I love this recipe and always come to it to make almond butter. More people should!

PUL Team - April 27, 2021, 5:42 a.m.

So glad you're enjoying the recipe, Amour!