Sugar-and-Spice Nuts

Use 1 pound of your favorite combination of raw nuts to make this addictive snack.


Makes about 5 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Bake: 55 Minutes


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


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.