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Chocolate-Hazelnut Butter

Store varieties of chocolate-hazelnut butter just can’t compete with the homemade kind. Slather it on everything from toast and pretzels to banana chunks and shortbread cookies. —Crystal Jo Bruns, Iliff, Colorado
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    1-1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 cups hazelnuts, toasted
  • 1-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • Dash salt

Directions

  • Place hazelnuts in a food processor; cover and process for 2-3 minutes or until mixture pulls away from sides of processor. Continue processing while gradually adding confectioners' sugar, cocoa and salt to reach desired consistency. Store in the refrigerator.
Editor's Note
To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Nutrition Facts
2 tablespoons: 232 calories, 18g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 12mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.

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