4 Heavenly Nut Butters You Can Make Yourself

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Jazz up lunch with flavorful homemade nut butter
Easy From-Scratch Nut Butter
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Nut butters are easy to make and customize depending on your tastes and mood.

Store-bought nut butter varieties of today are vast compared to the days when peanut butter was the only option you could pair with jelly. Take it a step further and make your own nut butters at home; all you need are some nuts and a food processor.

Bacon Pistachio Butter. Everything is better with bacon, and nut butter is no exception. Pistachios are mild-flavored nuts and rich bacon brings out all of their subtle flavors.

Bacon Pistachio Butter

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Chocolate Almond Butter. If almond butter is the new peanut butter, then this chocolate almond butter is about to be the new chocolate-hazelnut spread. No trip to the grocery store necessary.

Chocolate Almond Butter

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Sweet Ginger Cashew Butter. Use this ginger cashew butter as a spread on toast or jazz up coconut-soy sauce salad dressing with a hearty scoop.

Sweet Ginger Cashew Butter

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Citrus Pine Nut Butter. Lemon, lime, and orange zest brighten up woody, mellow pine nut butter. Save this for special occasions — pine nuts are one of the more expensive varieties of nuts.

Citrus Pine Nut Butter

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