Sugar-and-Spice Nuts

Southern Living
Use 1 pound of your favorite combination of raw nuts to make this addictive snack.
Makes about 5 cups


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3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon Sweet Spice Blend
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg white
1 tablespoon water
1 pound pecan halves*


Prep: 15 Minutes
Bake: 55 Minutes

Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl; set aside.

Beat egg white and 1 tablespoon water in a medium bowl using a handheld egg beater or a wire whisk until foamy. (No liquid should remain.) Add pecans, stirring until evenly coated.

Add pecans to sugar mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Place pecans in a single layer on a buttered 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan.

Bake at 275° for 50 to 55 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread immediately in a single layer on wax paper; cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

*Whole almonds or walnut halves may be substituted.

Created date

October 2005