Sweet-Hot Glazed Nuts

Notes: Use hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pistachios, walnuts, blanched almonds, or an assortment.

Yield: Makes 2 cups; 8 servings
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 260
  • Calories from fat: 80%
  • Protein: 4.4g
  • Fat: 23g
  • Saturated fat: 2.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 14g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Sodium: 161mg
  • Cholesterol: 3.9mg


  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • About 1 tablespoon melted butter or margarine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups shelled, unsalted nuts (whole or halves; see notes)


  1. 1. In a bowl, mix honey, sugar, 1 tablespoon butter, salt, cayenne, and cinnamon. Add nuts and mix well to coat. Scrape nut mixture into a buttered 9- by 13-inch pan and shake to make level.
  2. 2. Bake in a 300° oven, shaking pan often, until nuts are golden brown under skins (break to test, if necessary), 20 to 25 minutes.
  3. 3. Scrape nuts onto a buttered 10- by 12-inch piece of foil and let cool about 15 minutes, then break apart. Serve, or store airtight up to 3 days.
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