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Smoky Nuts

Yield 3 1/2 cups
Pecans and almonds are glazed in a sweet, smoky blend of honey and chipotle peppers. Find chipotle peppers on the Mexican food aisle. Make Ahead

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons chipotle peppers with 1 teaspoon pepper liquid, pureed
  • 1 1/2 cups pecan halves
  • 1 1/2 cups whole almonds
  • Salt

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat until sugar dissolves, stirring often. Stir in nuts.

  2. Spread coated nuts in a single layer in a lightly greased 15â€� x 10â€� jellyroll pan. Bake at 300° for 20 minutes. Stir, and bake 10 to 15 more minutes. Spread warm nuts onto aluminum foil or parchment paper; separate nuts with a fork. Lightly sprinkle with salt. Cool before serving. Store nuts between layers of parchment paper or wax paper in an airtight container up to 3 days.

  3. Note: You can use 3 cups of any one type of nut for this recipe, if desired.