Walnut Butter Recipe - Glendas Farmhouse

Walnut Butter Recipe

*Inspired by the California Walnut Board
Walnut Butter Recipe
Walnut Butter Recipe

Walnut Butter Recipe

Prep Time 25 min Total Time 25 mins Servings: 8


For a healthy breakfast or snack, try this walnut butter recipe. Spread on toast or used as a dip for celery or apples, walnut butter brings essential fatty acids, healthy cholesterol, and protein to your meal. Considering this and all of the other innovative ways to use walnuts, keep a stash of Glenda’s Farmhouse walnuts in your fridge or freezer.

Walnuts are terrific for so many reasons. The walnut is a powerhouse nutritionally, and it’s a convenient and versatile ingredient. From making walnut butter to tossing them in salads, oatmeal, and soups to coating lean proteins, creating a meat substitute, thickening sauces, and so much more, walnuts are a must-have staple ingredient.

If your recipe calls for toasted walnuts, the process is simple. Place them in a single layer on parchment paper lined baking sheets, and bake for 10 minutes at 300°.



    1. Toast the walnuts.
    2. Add toasted walnuts to a food processor and process to the consistency of paste.
    3. Add the rest of the ingredients and process again to a smooth texture.

    Alternatively, you can process the walnuts with unsweetened coconut and coconut oil for a more tropical flavor profile.


    Recipe Ideas for Walnut Butter

    Smoothie Bowls

    Total Time: 5 minutes

    Serves: 2 (1 cup = serving)


    • 2 cups frozen banana slices
    • ½ cup almond milk
    • 2 TBSP walnut butter
    • 2 TBSP cocoa powder
    • 2 TBSP maple syrup
    • 1 TBSP hemp seeds


    1. Combine all ingredients with a blender to a smooth texture.
    2. Separate into two bowls and top with preferred toppings.

    Toast Creations

    Total Time: 40 minutes

    Serves: 2 (1 piece of toast = serving)


    Caramelized Walnut Butter:

    • 1 pound walnuts
    • 3 tsp honey
    • ½ tsp salt
    • 4 tsp olive oil

    Banana Toast:

    • 2 slices whole-wheat bread (toasted)
    • 3 TBSP caramelized walnut butter
    • 1 banana
    • ½ tsp cinnamon


    Caramelized Walnut Butter:

    1. Drizzle 3 tsp honey on the walnuts.
    2. Sprinkle a ½ tsp of salt on the walnuts.
    3. Toast the walnuts for 15 minutes in a 350° pre-heated oven.
    4. Once cool, grind the walnuts in a processor to a paste texture.
    5. Add oil slowly to bring the mix together into a butter.

    Banana Toast:

    1. Toast the bread.
    2. Spread the caramelized walnut butter on the toast.
    3. Mash the banana and spread it over the caramelized walnut butter.
    4. Sprinkle cinnamon over the toast.


    Clearly, walnut butter is one concoction that can transform many of your staple recipes. Glenda’s Farmhouse should be your source for wholesome walnuts to keep on hand for various healthy dishes.