Orange Chocolate Cashew Butter
Orange Chocolate Cashew Butter is made in minutes in the food processor for a creamy and delicious spread with no sugar added. Sub it in for peanut or almond butter in sandwiches, or serve it as a perfect dip for fruit or pretzels!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
- 1 cup cashews, salted or unsalted
- 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- 3/4 tsp orange zest
- 2-3 tsp coconut oil, optional
Add cashews, cocoa powder, and orange zest to the bowl of a food processor and process in intervals for several minutes total, or until mixture is smooth and creamy. Stop periodically and scrape down sides with a spatula.
If you like a runnier consistency, add coconut oil a teaspoon at a time and process in until creamy to your liking. Store at room temperature.
Using unsweetened cocoa powder (instead of chocolate chips) prevents the cashew butter from hardening too much after it's been in the refrigerator.
Nutritional info assumes the usage of salted cashews, which affects the sodium level.
Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12.5g | Saturated Fat: 3.6g | Sodium: 147mg | Potassium: 170mg | Fiber: 1.6g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1.8mg