Sweet and Spicy Nuts

Meredith suggests omitting the “spicy” portion of the recipe to create a sweet nut version or experimenting with other spices that you like. The nuts make a great gift.
Makes: 3 1/3 cups or 18 servings
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tsps. cinnnamon, ground
  • 1/2 tsp. Allspice, ground
  • 1/2 tsp. seasoned salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper, ground
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg, ground
  • 1 egg white
  • 3 cups mixed nuts such as almonds, cashews, peanuts and pecans

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  • Mix sugar, cinnamon, allspice, seasoned salt, pepper and nutmeg in a small bowl until well blended.
  • Beat egg white in a large bowl until foamy.
  • Add nuts and toss to coat well.
  • Add spice mixture to coat nuts evenly.
  • Spread nuts in a single layer on lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Bake 1 hour, stirring once. Cool slightly and break apart. Cool completely and store in airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts: 169 calories; 13 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol; 137 mg sodium; 9 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 4 g protein
Source: www.mccormick.com
Sweet and Spicy Nuts