Sugared and Spiced Nuts

Enjoy nuts coated with sugar and spice – a delicious appetizer.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 16

Ingredients

3
cups pecan or walnut halves
1
cup sugar
1/3
cup water
3
teaspoons cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon cloves
1 1/2
teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 Heat oven to 275°F. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Spread pecans on sprayed cookie sheet. Bake at 275°F. for 10 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine all remaining ingredients except vanilla; mix well. Bring to a boil. Cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Remove saucepan from heat. Add vanilla and pecans; mix well. Spoon pecans onto foil or parchment paper. Separate with fork. Cool 30 minutes. Store in tightly covered container in cool, dry place.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 Cup
    Calories
    210
    (
    Calories from Fat
    140),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    65mg
    65%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    13g
    13%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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