Spicy Sesame-Nut Mix

Spicy Sesame-Nut MixRecipe
Leigh Beisch
Flavored with a heady blend of cayenne, sage, and cinnamon, this snack sets the stage for the offerings to come. Prep and Cook Time: 35 minutes. Notes: Make nuts up to 1 week ahead; store airtight at room temperature.
Makes about 6 cups; 8 servings


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1 large egg white
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
4 teaspoons dried rubbed sage
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cups party (salted) peanuts
1 3/4 cups pecan halves
1 cup pine nuts


1. Preheat oven to 300°. In a bowl, whisk egg white until frothy; whisk in honey, sesame seeds, sage, cinnamon, cayenne, and salt. Add nuts and stir. Divide mixture between two large nonstick or parchment-lined baking pans and spread into an even layer.

2. Bake, stirring often with a wide spatula, until nuts are golden and fragrant, 20 to 25 minutes. To prevent sticking, turn mixture often with spatula as it cools. Serve warm or cool.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Created date

September 2006

Nutritional Information

Calories 463
Caloriesfromfat 80 %
Protein 15 g
Fat 41 g
Satfat 4.8 g
Carbohydrate 18 g
Fiber 5.2 g
Sodium 289 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg