Low in sugar, and rich in nutrition and flavor, this 5 ingredient Mexican Chocolate Almond Butter is super easy to make & much more economical than store bought nut butters.
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Mexican Chocolate Almond Butter

Low in sugar, and packed with nutrition and intense chocolaty cinnamon goodness, this Mexican Chocolate Almond Butter is super easy to make, and a lot more economical than store bought nut butters!
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, Gluten Free, Low Carb, Low FODMAP, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: homemade almond butter
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 102kcal
Author: EA Stewart, RD | Registered Dietitian Nutritionist


  • 1 cup raw whole almonds
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon almond oil macadamia nut oil, or high oleic expeller pressed sunflower/safflower oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt or to taste


  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Process until smooth consistency is achieved, scraping down side periodically as needed. Store in refrigerator until ready to eat.


Gluten-free, vegan, and very low in sugar at less than 2 grams per serving.


Calories: 102kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 30mg | Potassium: 113mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 0.6mg