Is it spicy, tangy, or smoky-sweet? All of the above, in this nut mix that features orange, Chipotle, brown sugar, and cranberries! This mix is very versatile; you may adjust the ingredients and measurements to suit your taste. You may also use any kind of nuts you have on hand. Last time I mixed almonds with cashews. Tonight I had pecans on hand. These make convenient appy's or just keep around as snacks. Also great packed into little jars for gifts!
servesMakes 2 1/2 cups
prep time10 Min
cook time1 Hr 45 Min
orange rind, grated
fresh orange juice
nuts, unsalted, cooks choice
dark brown sugar
ground chipotle chile pepper
sweetened, dried cranberries
How To Make
Preheat oven to 225 degrees F. Combine the first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl, stir with whisk. Stir in nuts. Combine sugar, salt, and Chipotle powder. Add to nut mixture; toss well to coat.
Spread mixture in a single layer on parchment paper lined baking sheet. Bake for 45 minutes; stirring every 20 minutes. Remove from oven; allow to cool completely. Stir in cranberries.
NOTE: Store in air tight container for up to 1 week.
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