Sweet Walnut Butter

Sweet Walnut Butter

Walnut Compound Butter

Total Time20 MinsServes16Serving SizeAbout 1 1/2 tablespoonsMealBreakfastLunch

DESCRIPTION

Lightly sweetened walnut butter with a hint of cinnamon and vanilla.

Calories140 calTotal Fat14 gSaturated Fat7 gPolyunsaturated Fat1.9 gMonounsaturated Fat3.3 gCholesterol30 mgSodium85 mgCarbohydrates6 gDietary Fiber0 gProteinless than 1 g

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup California Walnuts
  • 1/2 lb. butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup or honey
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

PREPARATION

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place walnuts on a baking sheet and bake for 8 to 10 minutes to lightly toast. Let cool.
  2. Coarsely chop walnuts and stir into butter in a medium bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  3. Transfer to a piece of plastic wrap and shape into a log about 1 1/2 to 2-inches in diameter. Fold over plastic wrap, then fold in the ends to seal tightly. Cover and chill until firm.
  4. To serve, cut into slices and serve over pancakes, waffles, French toast, biscuits or toast.