Spicy Sesame-Nut Mix

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.

Yield: Makes about 6 cups; 8 servings
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 463
  • Calories from fat: 80%
  • Protein: 15g
  • Fat: 41g
  • Saturated fat: 4.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 18g
  • Fiber: 5.2g
  • Sodium: 289mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg


  • 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. 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. 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.
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