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Spicy Sesame-Nut Mix

Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Dan Becker
Yield Makes 6 cups; 8 servings
Time: 35 minutes. A great any-occasion hors d'oeuvre, but especially good in cold weather.

Ingredients

  • 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 salted peanuts
  • 1 3/4 cups pecan halves
  • 1 cup pine nuts

Nutrition Information

  • calories 480
  • caloriesfromfat 83 %
  • protein 14 g
  • fat 44 g
  • satfat 5 g
  • carbohydrate 15 g
  • fiber 6.2 g
  • sodium 254 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 300°. In a small bowl, whisk egg white until frothy; whisk in honey, sesame seeds, sage, cinnamon, cayenne, and salt. Add nuts and stir. Divide mixture between 2 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.

  3. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.