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Spiced Nuts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Neleen Nichols

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp cayenne
1/2 tsp cinnamon
4 cups mixed nuts
4 Tbsp butter
6 Tbsp brown sugar
1/2 tsp salt

Directions:
Directions:
Mix the spices together and set aside
Heat the nuts in a dry skillet and cook, stirring frequently, until they begin to toast, about 4 minutes
Add the butter and cook, stirring, until the nuts begin to darken, about a minute
Add the spices, the sugar, 1 Tbsp water, and the salt, cook, stirring, until the sauce thickens and the nuts are glazed, about 5 minutes
Remove the nuts from the heat and transfer to a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil, separating them with a fork. Let the nuts stand until cooled and the sugar has hardened, about 10 minutes.
Serve right away or store in an airtight container until you want them.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-15
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
About 30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are so good as a snack, and good for you. You can leave out the cayenne if you don't like spice, or add a whole bunch if you do!

 

 

 

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