Spiced Mixed Nuts Recipe

Spiced Mixed Nuts picture


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time2 Hr 30 Min
Ready In3 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Walnut halves1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Boiling water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Superfine sugar2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon2 Tablespoon
 Ginger2 Teaspoon
 Cloves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Allspice1 Teaspoon
 Orange peel2 Teaspoon
 Egg whites2
 Water2 Tablespoon
 Pecan halves1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Almonds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), blanched

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3998 Calories from Fat 1921

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 230 g353.1%

Saturated Fat 21.4 g107.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2073.5 mg86.4%

Total Carbohydrates 489 g163.1%

Dietary Fiber 50.7 g202.8%

Sugars 414.2 g

Protein 58 g116.9%

Vitamin A 5.3% Vitamin C 35%

Calcium 81.2% Iron 75.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat the oven to 200°F
2. Simmer walnuts dropping them in boiling water for 10 minutes and drain.

3. In a bowl sift sugar, salt and spices together 2 or 3 times to blend well.
4. In another bowl beat egg whites until frothy; add the 2 tablespoons water and mix well.
5. Stir adding walnuts, pecans and almonds to coat well with egg white mixture and drain in colander.
6. In a 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1-inch jelly roll pan make a shallow layer of the spiced sugar, using about half of it.
7. Mix well adding nuts to the remaining sugar mixture.
8. In the pan separate nuts and spread in a single layer over sugar.
9. Bake in oven 2 1/2 to 3 hours at temperature not over 200°F.
10. Remove from oven and while warm break into small pieces, allowing 2 to 3 nuts to each piece.

11. Serve Spiced Mixed Nuts mixing it into salads or other foods or alongside beverages.
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