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Sugared and Spiced Nuts

Sugared and Spiced Nuts
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 16
Enjoy nuts coated with sugar and spice – a delicious appetizer.
Updated November 8, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 Cup
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
140
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
65mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
13g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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