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Pistachio Butter Is a Decadent Plant-Based Treat—Here's How to Make It at Home

Pistachio butter is a heart-healthy snack that's trending for its craveable taste. This simple recipe lets you make your own.

pistachio butter recipe
Written by
Calin Van Paris
Prepare your tastebuds: A new guard of nut butter is sweeping the scene. For a swipe of protein that
tastes like dessert
, pistachio butter is here to elevate your snack menu—and it's pretty, too.
If you're an almond butter devotee, switching to pistachios could slightly improve your water footprint. According to the
Water Footprint Calculator
, while pistachios still have a large water footprint overall, they use 341 gallons per serving versus the 483 gallons per serving required for almonds. Plus, when you make pistachio butter at home instead of buying store-bought, you're reducing
packaging waste
In addition, pistachios are a
great source
of potassium, healthy fat, potassium, and antioxidants. And studies
have shown
that the nut contributes to heart health and weight management. They're also just really delicious. When blended into butter form, pistachios become sweeter and more earthy, ideal for spreading over toast, drizzling onto dessert, or eating by the spoonful.
To make your own, look to this
simple recipe
from creator
Vegan in Paris
This easy recipe allows you to make pistachio butter as needed, whether to store for future spreading or to be consumed on the spot.
Here, the perfect pistachio butter to transform snacktime into treat time.

Reusable Silicone Baking Mat

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Easy Pistachio Butter Recipe

pistachio butter
1/3 cup raw pistachios
2 Tbsp pistachio oil
2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp pepper
1/2 alternative cup milk of choice
1/2 cup hot sauce of choice
1. Preheat your oven to 300 degrees.
2. Spread pistachios evenly onto a
reusable baking mat
. Bake for 15 minutes.
3. Once cooled, add pistachios and oil to food processor. Blend for 7-8 minutes, until creamy.
4. Enjoy!
Craving more sustainable meals? You can find more of Vegan in Paris' recipes