Sugar and Spice Nuts

For a party snack or gift from the kitchen, you can't go wrong with this easy, tasty mix.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 21
 

Ingredients

3/4
cup sugar
1
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon ground cloves
1/2
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
tablespoon water
1
egg white
1
cup pecan halves
1
cup whole cashews
1
cup walnut halves
1
cup red and green candy-coated chocolate candies

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  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, water and egg white with electric mixer on high speed 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is frothy. With rubber spatula, fold in nuts until evenly coated. Spread mixture evenly in pan.
  • 2 Bake 45 to 50 minutes, stirring occasionally, until nuts are fragrant and toasted. Cool completely in pan, about 30 minutes. Stir in chocolate candies. Store in tightly covered container.
  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, water and egg white with electric mixer on high speed 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is frothy. With rubber spatula, fold in nuts until evenly coated. Spread mixture evenly in pan.
  • 2 Bake 45 to 50 minutes, stirring occasionally, until nuts are fragrant and toasted. Cool completely in pan, about 30 minutes. Stir in chocolate candies. Store in tightly covered container.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To make paper cones, cut food-safe paper into 6-inch squares. Roll into cone-shape and tape to secure.

Any mixture of nuts can be used; whole almonds, pistachios or macadamia nuts are also wonderful in this sugar and spice mix.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
120mg
120%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.