Almond butter is a paste made of finely ground and blended almonds. There are smooth, creamy versions as well as crunchy versions that include almond pieces for extra texture.
Some versions of almond butter include additional ingredients such as salt, sugar and oil. Almond butter comes in various flavors, such as maple, chocolate, caramel, honey and vanilla. Almond butter is usually available for purchase at grocery stores and health food stores. It is also possible to make almond butter at home by finely grinding almonds in a food processor until they turn into a creamy mixture. Almond butter makes a suitable spread or dip for toast, crackers, fruits and vegetables.