Replacing Nuts In Recipes


Nut Butter Replacements

For sandwiches or recipes that use peanut butter, there are many nut-free alternatives available. If seed allergies are not a concern sunflower seed, pumpkin seed or sesame seed butter can be used. Other nut-free butter spreads are soy nut butter, coconut butter, and pea butter. If you are just avoiding one type of nut you can sub peanut butter for almond butter or cashew butter for hazelnut butter.


Crunchy Nut Textures In Baked Goods

For a crunch texture in baked goods such as cookies, trail mix, fudge or muffins there are many choices taking into consideration other allergies. Pretzels, candy, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, or shredded coconut might be used. For salads or trail mix try dried fruit, sesame seed sticks, sesame seeds, or bacon bits. 


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