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Chai-Spiced Almond Hazelnut Butter

Chai spices make this almond hazelnut butter taste like your favorite chai tea latte. Spread it on toast or fruit for an easy, healthy snack!
Course Breakfast, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Nut Butter, Paleo, Snack, Vegan
Keyword hazelnut butter recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 14 servings
Calories 204 kcal
Author Monique of AmbitiousKitchen.com


  • 2 cups raw almonds
  • 2 cups raw hazelnuts
  • 2 teaspoons coconut sugar
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil, plus more if necessary
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon all spice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and add hazelnuts and almonds to a large baking sheet, spreading out to evenly distribute. Roast for 10-12 minutes or until slightly golden.
  2. Allow nuts to cool for 5 minutes then transfer to a kitchen towel. Wrap nuts in towel and use your hands to roll the nuts around so that you remove the skins of the hazelnuts (don't worry about almonds). This helps to achieve a creamier nut butter. Keeping the skins on is okay though, just know your nut butter won't be as creamy.
  3. Once most of the skins are off the hazelnuts, you can transfer the nuts to the food processor or high speed blender (such as a Vitamix). Process on high until smooth, scraping down the sides as necessary. Add coconut sugar & coconut oil to assist in blending. At this point the nuts should start to clump together. Continue to process until you reach the desired consistency. I like mine extra creamy!
  4. Once nut butter is blended, add in the spices and salt and blend for 30 seconds more. Pour into a large glass jar or container. To keep fresh, store in the fridge for up to 1 month. Not that it would last that long.
Nutrition Facts
Chai-Spiced Almond Hazelnut Butter
Amount Per Serving (2 tablespoons)
Calories 204 Calories from Fat 170
% Daily Value*
Fat 18.9g29%
Saturated Fat 2.2g14%
Carbohydrates 6.9g2%
Fiber 3.4g14%
Sugar 1.8g2%
Protein 6g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.