Sweet & Spicy Nuts Recipe

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Sweet & Spicy Nuts

Martha Willy-Burns

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@marthawillyburns

I've made these for a variety of parties and they always go over well. Warning ... there is a slight delay in the heat, so it surprises people. Switch the nuts to your favorite kind. Sometimes nuts stay sticky, but they are always delicious ... Enjoy!


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Serves:
makes 2 cups
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ground cumin
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp
chili powder
1/4 tsp
chipotle chili powder
1/8 tsp
ground nutmeg
3 Tbsp
unsalted butter
1 c
whole almonds
1 c
pecan halves
1/4 c
packed brown sugar
1 Tbsp
water
1 1/2 tsp
worcestershire sauce
dash
louisiana-style hot sauce (if desired)

Step-By-Step

1In a small bowl, combine salt and spices, then set aside.

2In a large frying pan, melt butter. Add nuts; cook over medium heat until nuts are toasted (about 4-5 minutes)

3Sprinkle nuts with spice mixture. Add brown sugar, water and worcestershire sauce and hot sauce (if desired).

4Stir over heat for 1-2 minutes or until sugar is completely melted. Spread nuts on foil to cool. Store in an airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Nuts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Dairy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy