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Cashew butter with apples in the background

How to make Creamy Cashew Butter

  • Author: Emily
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 16 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Learn how to make creamy cashew butter at home. This easy to make pantry staple is gluten-free, paleo, Whole 30 and vegan friendly.


  • 3 cups cashews
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Roast the cashews in the oven for 10-15 minutes on 350 degrees.
  2. Once cashews are cooled, place in food processor and add with it coconut oil, cinnamon and salt. 
  3. Blend together. Scrape any excess off the sides of the blender and continue until mixture is creamy and smooth.
  4. Enjoy with your favorite fruits, vegetables or as a spread.


  • See blog post for more detailed roasting instructions.
  • See blog post for different variations you can make with cashew butter.
  • This recipe can be done with almonds to make almond butter.
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Food Processor
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: creamy cashew butter, cashew butter, paleo nut butter, homemade cashew butter