Sweet Walnut Butter

Walnut Compound Butter
Total Time
20 Mins
Serves
16
Serving Size
About 1 1/2 tablespoons

DESCRIPTION

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

Total Time

Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
15 Mins
Total Time
20 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
140 cal
Total Fat
14 g
Saturated Fat
7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
1.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat
3.3 g
Cholesterol
30 mg
Sodium
85 mg
Carbohydrates
6 g
Dietary Fiber
0 g
Protein
less 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.