Spicy Candied Nuts

Spicy Candied Nuts

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    cups


Ingredients

  • 1.5

    c raw cashews

  • 1.5

    c raw pecans

  • 1

    c raw almonds

  • 2

    T + 2t turbinado sugar, divided

  • 2

    t sea salt, divided

  • 2

    t coarsely chopped rosemary

  • ½

    t cayenne pepper

  • t smoked paprika

  • 1

    T honey

  • 1

    T unsulphured molasses

  • ½

    t grated orange zest

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 325F. Line a lg rimmed baking sheet w/parchment paper. 2. In a lg bowl, combine cashews, pecans, almonds, 2T sugar, 1.5t salt, rosemary, cayenne, & paprika. 3. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine honey, molasses, & orange zest; microwave on high for 10 sec. 4. Pour hot honey mixture over nuts & stir to coat. 5. Spread nuts on prepared baking sheet in a single layer & sprinkle w/remaining 2t sugar & 1/2t salt. 6. Bake in center of oven w/o stirring for 30-35 min., until nuts are lightly browned & sugar is caramelized (nuts will harden as they cool). 7. Let cool completely, about 1 hour. 8. Break nuts apart & transfer to a serving bowl. Nuts will keep in an airtight container for 2 days.


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