Smoky Cashew Butter- Up your cashew butter game without chemicals
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5 from 4 votes

Smoky Cashew Butter

A smoky spin on your favorite cashew butter – without the use of a chemicals liquid smoke or added sugar.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Sauce, Snacks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cashew butter, Cashews, raw cashew butter, smoked cashews, Sugar Free
Servings: 1 cup


  • 2 cups organic raw cashews
  • water to cover
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil or use EVOO


  • Place cashews in a bowl and soak for at least one hour, no more than four hours
  • Drain cashews and spread on a towel to remove excess moisture
  • Heat smoker to 200F and prepare apple wood (or other wood of choice)
  • Line smoker rack with aluminum foil, smoke cashews for 30- 60 minutes depending on your desired smoke level
  • Once smoked, remove the cashews and allow them to cool
  • Place cashews and salt in blender or food processor, whirl on low for 8-10 minutes until creamy
  • Slowly drizzle in oil until you reach desired consistency, add additional seasonings as you prefer


  1. This recipe is for a charcoal smoker using applewood
  2. If you over-smoke the cashews, you can add additional soaked cashews during the blending stage to bring down the overall strength
  3. AIP Compliant: Not elimination phase appropriate