Baked Cocoa-covered Nuts

Baked Cocoa-covered Nuts

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Jean Ray


Adapted from Low Carbing Among Friends on FB, made with a sugar substitute. I don't do artificial sugar, so if you use honey or sugar, it's not low carb. Always looking for something else to do with nuts when the cookie craving gets bad. Cayenne is a nice addition.


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10 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1
    egg white
  • 1/4 c
    cocoa, unsweetened
  • 1/4 c
    sugar or sweetener of your choice
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 3 c
    raw whole/halves mixed nuts

How to Make Baked Cocoa-covered Nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 225 degrees F. Grease cookie sheet with butter. (Or use parchment paper).
  2. Whisk egg whites until frothy. In another bowl, combine dry ingredients (except nuts). Mix nuts, egg whites, and dry ingredients together until coated.
  3. Layer nuts on tray, evenly distributed. Bake 90 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool completely.

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About Baked Cocoa-covered Nuts

Course/Dish: Nuts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American

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