Hazelnut Almond Butter with Vanilla and Flax
2 1/2 cups almonds
1/2 cup hazelnuts
1/4 cup ground flax
1/2 vanilla bean (seeds scraped) or 1 tsp vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350
On two separate baking sheets spread the almonds and hazelnuts. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove and Let cool.
Put the hazelnuts in a kitchen towel and rub vigorously to remove the all the skins.
Add all the ingredients to a food processor and process until nice a creamy, scraping the bowl down as necessary. Be patient! This can take between 15-20 minutes.
Preheat Oven to 350. Spread the almonds on a baking sheet and bake. 10 minutes, for a more pure almondy flavor. 12-15 for a roasted tasting butter. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly.
Process until creamy!