Suitable now I’m on a plane to Utah, heading to Solitude Vacation resort in Park Town for a beautiful ski trip. It is amusing, I really do not remember the last time I went snowboarding. Almost certainly 7th quality? I never bear in mind remaining much too terrible so perhaps I’ll choose it back again up again. Or I’ll just fall on my ass and delight in a genuinely excellent training. Possibly way, it is likely to be a blast.

And actually, I’m so excited for the relaxation of December! Tons of cookie baking, a getaway to Florida and Minnesota for Xmas.

Speaking of Christmas, we’ve been really everyday about the vacation in terms of gifting. Last yr, it felt as although I went overboard on provides for everybody even nevertheless I do enjoy giving, it can be stress filled to plan for every person. This yr I system on making a couple of of my favourite Diy handmade nut butters for pals and family. It’s an quick way to display you care just wrap them with a bow and hand out a handful of jars. Preserve a single for your self though you are at it.

This homemade almond cashew butter is my hottest creation, and one particular that I’m really in enjoy with. It preferences like COOKIE DOUGH. YES… COOKIE DOUGH! Sorry for the repeat, but just required to make positive I received that place throughout to you. I wished to phone this Cashew Cookie Dough Butter, but I didn’t want you to feel that I actually place cookie dough in a jar.

A couple tips for generating selfmade nut butters:

1.) Include coconut oil for a creamier texture. If you obtain that your nut butter is not as creamy as you’d like, sense totally free to insert a teaspoon or two of coconut oil to support approach.

2.) Homemade nut butters can get a although to make. This is dependent on how sturdy your food stuff processor is (or you can use a Vitamix!). It can also be attributed to how much oil are in the nuts. Typically do-it-yourself almond butter normally takes all-around 20 minutes to make.

homemade cashew butter in a jar with a spoon

If you locate your self searching for other handmade nut butters, here are a few of my favorites:

Salted Dark Chocolate Almond Butter

Vanilla Bean Almond Butter with Honey & Sea Salt

Salted Vanilla Honey Peanut Butter

Cinnamon Raisin Almond Butter

Salted Maple Pecan Butter

All of these are amazing choices for providing to buddies and spouse and children — in particular to nut butter lovers. I get most of my nuts at Trader Joe’s because they tend to be less highly-priced, but you might uncover some great discounts at Costco too! xo.

Recipe by: Evi Madison // Photography by: Sarah Fennel