Southwestern Spiced Party Nuts

Looking for a party snack? Then check out these crunchy spiced nuts that are perfect for a Southwestern theme. Ready in just 20 minutes!

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 9

Ingredients

1
can (9.5 to 11.5 oz) salted mixed nuts
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
2
teaspoons chili powder
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1/2
teaspoon onion powder
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
tablespoons sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. In medium bowl, mix nuts and butter until nuts are coated. In small bowl, mix remaining ingredients except sugar; sprinkle over nuts. Stir until nuts are completely coated. In ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan, spread nuts in single layer.
  • 2 Bake uncovered about 10 minutes or until nuts are toasted. Return to medium bowl. While nuts are still hot, sprinkle with sugar and toss to coat. Serve warm, or cool completely, about 1 hour. Store in airtight container at room temperature up to 3 weeks.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 Cup
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    21g
    21%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    240mg
    240%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    11g
    11%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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