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Holiday Spiced Nuts

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  • 30 min prep time
  • 50 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Make a tasty baked snack for the holidays using your favorite nuts and spice.

1/3
cup butter, cut into pieces
1/3
cup light corn syrup
1
teaspoon cardamom
1
teaspoon nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon salt
1 1/2
cups pecan halves
1
cup salted or unsalted whole cashews
2/3
cup blanched whole almonds

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line 15x10x1-inch baking pan with heavy-duty foil. Place butter in foil-lined pan. Place pan in oven for 4 to 5 minutes or until butter is melted.
  • 2 Remove pan from oven. Add corn syrup, cardamom, nutmeg and salt; mix well. Add pecans, cashews and almonds; stir to coat. Spread in single layer in pan.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 10 to 15 minutes or until nuts are golden brown. Remove from oven; immediately stir mixture. Cool 20 minutes or until completely cooled. Store in tightly covered container.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line 15x10x1-inch baking pan with heavy-duty foil. Place butter in foil-lined pan. Place pan in oven for 4 to 5 minutes or until butter is melted.
  • 2 Remove pan from oven. Add corn syrup, cardamom, nutmeg and salt; mix well. Add pecans, cashews and almonds; stir to coat. Spread in single layer in pan.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 10 to 15 minutes or until nuts are golden brown. Remove from oven; immediately stir mixture. Cool 20 minutes or until completely cooled. Store in tightly covered container.

Expert Tips

Prepare this tasty holiday snack with your favorite nuts. To avoid a salty mixture, use unsalted or lightly salted nuts.

Almonds contain a higher level of essential polyunsaturated fatty acids compared to most nuts and are thought to be a benefit to heart health. They are a good source of protein, magnesium, phosphorus and B vitamins.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 Tablespoons
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
70mg
70%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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