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19 Healthy Almond Butter Dessert Recipes –

Confession. I don’t cook very often with nut butter because I’m usually eating it directly off the spoon. However, I realize the value in creating some great healthy almond butter desserts so that I can keep my portions in check.

I mean, if I want to….but do I want to?? (checkout my nut butter addiction support group, you’ll understand)

Personally I’m not sure why you would want to dilute the straight off the spoon taste…but just in case you’re more of a cook here is a round up of healthy almond butter dessert recipes to satisfy every craving.

19 Almond Butter Dessert Recipes

For some reason, I find I enjoy almond butter and even sunflower butter and ok cashew butter a lot more than peanut butter these days. No good logic for it, but I won’t turn down a reason to test out some almond butter desserts.

Remember in most cases we want the NATURAL stuff.

No added sugars.

No added salts.

No added oils.

All of that can change the taste of a recipe, plus it’s extra unnecessary when adding it in with other ingredients.

Because we all know that fat is good for us! Keeps our heart healthy, our hair shiny, adds more plant based protein to our diet and fuels our long runs!

Don’t be afraid to add a few of these to your weekly yum rotation.

Let’s start with one of my favorite meals, breakfast. I feel like adding almond butter makes everything a little sweeter and suddenly breakfast can start to feel like dessert!

1. Paleo Zucchini Almond Butter Bars by Hummusapien

2. Banana Almond Butter Protein Shake by Whole Food Lab

3. Almond butter pumpkin pie eggs (living up to #strangebutgood) by Sprint 2 the table

4. Almond Butter Banana Coconut Pancakes by Nutrition Nut on the Run

5. Warm Almond Quinoa Breakfast Sundae by The Healthy Apple

6. Paleo Chocolate Almond Butter Crepes by I Heart Umami

7. Almond Butter Jelly Cookie Bars from Paleo Running Mama (pictured below)

healthy PBJ bars

Vegan Almond Butter Desserts

Have some food intolerance issues like me? No worries, I’ve got you covered with these vegan dessert options which will therefore by default be dairy free!

8. Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough by Running with Spoons (pictured below)

9. Vegan Flourless Chickpea Blondies by Ambitious Kitchen

10. “Reese’s” Almond Butter Cups by In It 4 The Long Run

11. Almond Butter Protein Cookies by The Fit Cookie

12. Vegan Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Brownies from Emilie Eats

13. Healthy Vegan Truffles (use any nut butter) from RTTF

allergry friendly reeses

Almond Butter Snack Ideas

One of the reasons we all turn to snacks is because we’re busy! We need to grab and go, so these recipes will ensure you can do just that while feeling all virtuous about your healthy snack.

14. Almond Butter Espresso Bars from Maebells

15. One dish Protein Trail Bars by RTTF

16. Red Lentil Muesli Bars by RTTF

17. Almond Butter Chocolate Chunk Protein Bars by Vegan Richa

18. No Bake Almond Butter Coconut Bites from Beaming Baker

19. Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies from Live Well Bake Often (pictured below)almond butter desserts
Really the ideas abound, but basically all of these are on my must eat ASAP list.

What’s your favorite way to enjoy almond butter?

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19 Healthy Almond Butter Dessert Recipes – is written by amanda for www.runtothefinish.com

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