Spiced Nuts

Spiced Nuts
Recipe type: Appetizer
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Serves: 6
Hot and spicy nuts are a great party snack or sensational holiday gift to share.
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground chipotle powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 C shelled walnuts or pecans
  • ¼ C packed brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 1½ tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Dash Louisiana-style hot sauce
  1. In a small bowl, combine the salt and spices; set aside. In a large heavy skillet, melt the butter. Add nuts and cook over medium heat until nuts are toasted (about 4 minutes.)
  2. Sprinkle with spice mixture. Add the brown sugar, water, Worcestershire and hot sauce. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until sugar is melted. Spread on foil to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2 cups.


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