Have you tried pecan butter? Not only is it amazingly tasty, it also packs a nutritional punch that blows standard butter out of the water. You can make a ton of great recipes with it, or simply spread it on banana bread!
If you aren’t in the mood to make your own pecan butter, never fear. As a pecan nut myself I have compiled a list of the top pecan butters money can buy. There are a lot out there and it is not necessarily the cheapest butter to buy, but it absolutely worth it. You will love the texture and the taste.
The Ultimate Pecan Butter Buying Guide
|Artisana Organic Raw Pecan Butter 8oz||$$$||4.5/ 5|
|Artisana, 100% Organic Raw Pecan Butter with Cashews, 10 Packs, 1.19 oz (33.7 g) Each||$$$$||5|
|Fastachi® Roasted Pecan Butter (1lb)||$$||4.5|
|Raw Pecan Butter - 8oz||$$$||4|
|Artisana Raw Pecan Butter, 1.1900-Ounce (Pack of 10)||$$$$||4.5|
|Honey Pecan Pie||$$||4.5|
|Pecan Honey Butter||$||5|
Top 5 Pecan Butter Ideas
1. Cracker Snack
Grab your butter and spread it on a cracker. There is no better way to enjoy pecan butter in my opinion. You get a light and healthy snack and get the full flavor of the pecans. It won’t be overpowered or incorporated into another recipe and you can put as much or as little as you want. Try to use a plain tasting cracker to get the crunchiness with the full taste included.
2. Spread it on Banana Bread
If you are a keen baker, try this out. Banana break with pecan butter spread onto it is simply heaven. I prefer using big thick slices of moist banana break and spreading a thin layer of my favorite butter onto it. Some people really like to slather it on, but I feel it compliments the break very well when it just a thin layer.
3. Make Delicious Cookies
This recipe basically requires you to make your own butter before you bake, however it is very simple and the outcome is absolutely amazing. Make sure you get some good quality pecans to get started with. These melt in your mouth toasted pecan butter cookies will be a party stopped. Give them a try and share the recipe around so more people can benefit. You can check out the recipe on the Martha Stewart site here.
4. Add It To Broccoli
You may be raising your eyebrows at this but it is not a joke. Broccoli is my favorite vegetable, so why wouldn’t I try to combine it with my favorite butter? Adding a little bit of pecan butter to your broccoli before roasting it will open your eyes to a new way of cooking. Alternatively you can cook the broccoli in a pan and at the pecan butter there. Think Asian cuisine with an amazing test. Try it out and thank me later!
5. Fish It Up
Personally I love to add pecan butter as a seasoning to my fish. I think it goes best when you pan fry it, however it works in the oven as well. You can mix it up with a few of your favorite Asian spices, however this really packs a great punch alone and is something I recommend trying.