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Spicy Sweet Nuts


"These nuts are slightly sweet with a spicy kick. Great for snacking, on salads, or in stuffing. May be stored in freezer in freezer bags for up to two weeks."
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55 m servings 233 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (4 cups)

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  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Stir the salt, white pepper, nutmeg, cloves, allspice, and cayenne pepper together in a bowl. Add the pecans and toss to coat. Drizzle the melted butter over the pecans; pour onto a jelly roll pan and spread into a single layer.
  3. Stirring occasionally, bake in the preheated oven until slightly toasted, about 10 minutes. Drizzle the maple syrup over the nuts and stir to coat, bake until the nuts are glossy and slightly dark, about 10 minutes more. Allow to cool for 30 minutes before scraping into a bowl to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 233 calories; 22.4 g fat; 8.8 g carbohydrates; 2.6 g protein; 8 mg cholesterol; 583 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Sorry to give such a low rating, but I felt I have to share the information to prevent others to go through the same results. Please do NOT use 4 teaspoons of salt!!! I was not sure so I only ...

OMG! These were amazing. We made them exactly as stated the first time and they were wonderful. With Christmas fast approaching, I always have lots of nuts on hand, so we tried mixing other nu...

I think the salt HAS to be a typo. Based on the other review, I used 3 tsp of salt and it was still too much. If I were to make this again, I'd use 1 or 2. Also the maple syrup never really a...

I liked these nuts. They were buttery. I did not use that much salt as others mentioned. I did however add more cayenne to "spice" it up some. Very good little snack.