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With pine nuts at $35 per pound, we wondered if it made any sense at all to make a butter out of them. Then we tasted it: the richest, most indulgent nut butter ever, and satisfying in minuscule bits, so that a little 2- or 3-ounce jar makes a fine food gift, like a present of caviar.

Ann Taylor Pittman
Recipe by Cooking Light December 2012

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes about 2 cups (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Start with pine nuts toasted to medium-brown so that the full roasty flavor comes out. (Be careful: They burn so easily!) To make the butter, place toasted pine nuts in a food processor. Add oil and salt. Process until smooth.

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Nutrition Facts

99 calories; fat 10.1g; saturated fat 0.7g; sodium 15mg.
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