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orange espresso spiced nuts

Recipe by
Pat Fucile
Eden Prairie, MN

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

yield 20 1/4 cup servings
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For orange espresso spiced nuts

  • 1/4 c
  • 1 c
  • 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

How To Make orange espresso spiced nuts

  • 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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