Macadamia meets maple in this amazingly creamy, naturally sweet and nutty spread. If you’ve never made your own nut butter, this easy-to-make, three-ingredient version is the one you’ve been waiting for! It makes the perfect peanut-free topping for toast, sliced fruit or anything else that needs a slathering of something sweet.
Maple & Macadamia Nut Butter
1. Blend macadamia nuts in food processor for about 3 minutes to form a paste.
2. Add in maple syrup and maple extract; blend for an additional minute.
3. Adjust flavor with additional maple extract as desired.
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