Orange Espresso Spiced Nuts

1
Pat Fucile

By
@Honeydog101

A novel snack for table tops while entertaining, especially during the holidays.

Rating:

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Serves:
20 1/4 cup servings
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    espresso powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 2
    egg whites
  • 2 c
    pecan halves
  • 2 c
    whole dry roasted cashews
  • 1 c
    walnut halves
  • 1 Tbsp
    orange zest
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt

How to Make Orange Espresso Spiced Nuts

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees. Line a 15x10x1 inch jelly roll pan with aluminum foil, extending foil over the edges. Melt butter in oven in foil lined pan.
  2. Meanwhile, combine sugar, espresso powder, cinnamon and salt in a small bowl.
  3. Place egg whites in medium bowl. Beat at high speed, scraping often, until soft peaks form. Continue beating, gradually adding sugar mixture until stiff peaks form. Gently stir in nuts and orange zest.
  4. Spread nut mixture over melted butter in pan. Bake, stirring every 10 minutes to thoroughly coat nuts with egg mixture and butter, for 20 to 30 minutes, or until nuts are browned. Cool completely. Store in containier with tight fitting lid.

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About Orange Espresso Spiced Nuts

Course/Dish: Nuts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #spiced nuts




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