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Cashew Butter

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


about 1 cup

Updated: Apr. 24, 2022
Once you taste how great homemade cashew butter is, you'll never go to back to store-bought. The coconut oil makes the butter just a little creamier, but you can omit it if you don't normally keep it on hand. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Cashew Butter Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups raw cashews
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons coconut oil


  1. Process cashews and salt in a food processor until desired consistency, about 5-7 minutes, scraping down sides as needed. Add coconut oil and process another 30 seconds. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator.
Whether you're vegan, dairy-free or just craving cashews, you've got to try this creamy cashew cheese recipe!

Nutrition Facts

1 tablespoon: 83 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 76mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat.

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