Almond butter snack ideas can be harder to find as peanut butter is the more common nut butter. However almond butter is much more nutrient dense than peanut butter and it's a great way to eat your healthy fats. Here are 22 snack recipes with almond butter!
- Almond Butter in Snacks:
- Key Nutrition of Almond Butter
- What's a good snack to make with almond butter?
- Quick Snack Ideas With Almond Butter
- 1. Cinnamon Oatmeal Granola Bars
- 2. Easy Energy Balls
- 3. No Bake Protein Bars with Almond Butter
- 4. Sweet Potato Brownies
- 5. Apple Popsicles
- 6. Chocolate Berry Protein Smoothie
- 7. Cranberry Almond Energy Balls
- 8. No Bake Almond Honey Bites
- 9. Stuffed Chocolate Covered Dates
- 10. Almond Butter Cookies
- 11. Vegan Funfetti Protein Bites
- 12. Almond Butter and Jam Quesadillas
- 13. Almond Butter Butternut Squash Muffins
- 14. Healthy Vegan Banana Brownies
- 15. Iced Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites
- 16. Almond-Coconut Protein Bars (GoMacro copycat)
- 17. Wild Blueberry Cookies
- 18. No Bake Granola Bars
- 19. Mango Cherry Smoothie
- 20. Almond Butter Chocolate Cups
- 21. Almond Butter Energy Balls
- 22. Super Easy Date Bark
Almond Butter in Snacks:
A popular ingredient used for granola bars, raw balls, and muffins, as well as in many no-bake recipes, almond butter is a creamy high protein nut butter. It is made by taking raw almonds and roasting them (this releases the oils), then grinding or blending them into nut butter, here's an almond butter recipe to make your own!
I personally have a peanut allergy that's why you will find so many of my recipes contain almond butter (and because it's so healthy!). I've been enjoying the nutty almond butter for years, my favourite is crunchy almond butter!
Key Nutrition of Almond Butter
- High in vitamin E and vitamin C
- Almond butter supports heart healthy with good amounts of omega-3 fatty acids.
- 1 tablespoon of almond butter contains 3.4 grams of protein. Being high in protein, almond butter helps support blood sugar levels.
What's a good snack to make with almond butter?
These 22 healthy snack recipes made with almond butter are yummy, made with simple ingredients and a perfect snack for adventuring, taking to work, or enjoying at home! Find the perfect recipe to make.
Quick Snack Ideas With Almond Butter
- Almond butter and banana: We have this almost daily at my house, cut the banana into slices and spread it with a small layer of almond butter on the top, then sprinkle with a few chocolate chips!
- Almond butter and dates: Cut open a Medjool date (they are the juicy big dates) and load it with almond butter! Sprinkle with coconut or cacao nibs!
- Loaded almond butter toast: Toast your favourite bread, spread the almond butter on, add slices of banana, drizzle with a bit of honey, and sprinkle with cinnamon!
- Almond butter and veggies: Spread your almond butter on celery, cucumber, or roasted sweet potato!
Why I love these: I've made these bars in ten minutes, they are a fast and easy snack! It's perfect when you know you need snacks for tomorrow and you don't have a lot of time. The base is quick oats and almond butter! Maple syrup is the natural sweetener of these bars.
Why I love these: These almond butter energy bites require no baking, and no dates needed. This recipe makes a large batch so it's perfect to prep and have in the freezer. These small balls are filled with seeds (sunflower seeds, flax seeds, sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds), nuts, chocolate chips, and sweetened with honey!
Why I love these: This may be my favourite almond butter recipe! You will need a food processor or blender to grind hemp hearts, then mix it with almond butter, maple syrup and ground almonds into a cookie dough substance! Then dark chocolate chips are melted on top!
Why I love these: This sweet treat is perfect for an after-school snack. There is no refined sugar in these brownies, they are made with 4 natural ingredients: almond butter, sweet potatoes, cocoa powder, and maple syrup!! Let this satisfy your sweet tooth.
Why I love these: Almond butter makes these ice cream bars high in protein, all the while being super creamy. It's a delicious snack made with all-natural ingredients and a great option for a hot day!
Why I love this: Creamy and nutty this amazing berry smoothie is chocolatey and high in protein from the almond butter! 7 ingredients needed, cocoa powder, frozen berries, bananas, almond butter, hemp hearts (or protein powder), milk, and dates!
These Whole30 Energy Balls are made with almond butter, walnuts, unsweetened dried cranberries, and a touch of almond flour. These energy bites will satisfy your cravings while providing a boost of sustained energy.
These easy No Bake Honey Almond Bites are honey-sweetened healthy snacks made with raw almonds, coconut flakes, and seeds. Gluten-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free.
Stuffed Chocolate Covered Dates are the perfect snack when you're craving something sweet and chocolatey that will also fill you up at the same time. They're not overly sweet, they're versatile and really easy to make. Fill with almond butter and enjoy!
Almond butter cookies are chewy, and delicious, and hit the spot when you’re craving something sweet. Make this healthier, gluten-free cookie recipe today.
These vegan funfetti protein bites are full of plant-based protein and only 8 ingredients. They are a yummy no-bake snack that basically tastes like you're eating cake batter right out of the bowl!
Almond butter and jam quesadillas are a fun twist on your traditional PB&J! Instead of bread, we swap in tortillas to create sweet quesadillas that are super fun to eat. Kids love them!
Why I love this: Creamy and nutty this amazing berry smoothie is chocolatey and high in protein from the almond butter! 7 ingredients are needed.
Almond butter lends moisture and a roasted, nutty flavour to these light banana brownies. These healthy vegan banana brownies are light yet perfectly chocolatey, with a cake-like texture, wholesome oat flour, crunchy walnuts, and hints of warm, caramel-y banana.
These Iced Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites are a fun no-bake twist on traditional pumpkin pie. They pack in tons of flavour and are a healthy, nutrient-dense snack made from rolled oats, pumpkin puree, almond flour, walnuts, dates, almond butter, pumpkin pie spice and cinnamon.
With almonds and coconut, these homemade protein bars are irresistibly sweet, nutty, and satisfying! Wholesome, 7-ingredient, vegan protein bars with almonds, coconut and chocolate chips.
Make these wholesome, delicious Wild Blueberry Cookies with almond butter a perfect boost to brain health and providing lasting energy!
Perfectly portable, endlessly versatile, and unquestionably crowd-pleasing, this simple recipe for No-Bake Granola Bars will knock your socks off. Made with 6 main ingredients in 5 minutes, the base being rolled oats and then held together with maple syrup and almond butter.
This mango cherry smoothie is packed with healthy vitamins, and so easy to make as a refreshing snack. Almond butter packs in extra protein for this tasty smoothie.
Easy Almond Butter Chocolate Cups Recipe are ridiculously easy to make in your microwave with just 4 ingredients!! Made with coconut oil, it is rich, decadent, no bake, dairy free and a perfect guilt-free snack!
These almond butter energy balls are no-bake, sweet, nutty, nutritious, and healthy. They’re healthy, no-bake, high in fiber, vegan-friendly, gluten-free, Paleo, and dairy-free. They taste like chocolate cookie dough, the perfect portable snack!
Super Easy Dark Chocolate Date Bark is a healthier alternative to a Snickers bar. With almond butter, crunchy nuts, a caramel-like flavor from the chewy dates, and dark chocolate this treat is honestly deliciously unreal!
Instead of using almond butter, you can try cashew butter or peanut butter. If you are avoiding a nut allergy you can use: any seed butter, sunflower seed butter, pea butter, or tahini.
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