Salted Vanilla Cashew Butter

This cashew butter is gold.  Creamy, salty, vanilla-bean studded, cashew-y gold.Salted Vanilla Cashew Butter | Hugs ‘n KitchenIt’s delicious with apples, carrots, celery, on toast, in a cashew butter + jelly sandwich, or plain with a big ‘ol spoon.

Salted Vanilla Cashew Butter | Hugs ‘n Kitchen

Look at that swirly goodness.

Salted Vanilla Cashew Butter | Hugs ‘n Kitchen

Perfect for a healthy snack and a fun change from peanut butter.  Ants on a log just got a lot tastier!

Salted Vanilla Cashew Butter

  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • YIELDS 2 cups


  • 16oz roasted + unsalted cashews
  • 1 Tablespoon coconut oil (plus extra as needed)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 vanilla been, seeded
  • 1/2 - 1/3 teaspoon salt (more/less to taste)


  1. Add cashews and coconut oil to your food processor and process for 8-10 minutes, until it reaches desired consistency.  Scrape down sides as needed.
  2. Add vanilla bean seeds, vanilla extra and salt and process for another minute.  Add 1-2 extra teaspoons of coconut oil if the mixture is too thick.  Taste for seasoning and adjust salt to taste.
  3. Store in an airtight mason jar or tupperware at room temp or in the fridge.

Recipe adapted ever so slightly from Ambitious Kitchen.

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