Microwave Spiced Nuts

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This is a great candied nut recipe I stole from my mom. She likes walnuts, I like pecans. It's dead easy and my wife says she needs to leave the house when I make them, so she won't eat them all! Try experimenting with the spices, maybe clove or allspice!

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
7 mins
Total Time:
12 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
3 cups

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup butter

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 3 cups pecan halves

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a 4 quart glass casserole dish in the microwave. Stir in the brown sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon and water. Microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir in the nuts so they are well coated. Microwave for 4 to 5 additional minutes on high, stirring every minute. Spread cooked nuts out onto parchment or waxed paper to cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

245 Calories
23g Fat
10g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 245
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 29mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 27mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 121mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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