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Spicy Mixed Nuts

Rated as 4.28 out of 5 Stars

"The foods in this easy recipe are powerhouses of nutrition. Why the recipe is good for you: High antioxidants and fiber in nuts. Nuts lower cholesterol and help prevent heart disease. Adding cinnamon to foods helps suppress blood sugar by boosting insulin activity and cells' ability to process glucose."
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servings 254
Original recipe yields 8 servings (2 cups)


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  1. Beat egg white and water until frothy. Stir nuts into mixture to coat, then drain slightly in a colander, 3-4 minutes. Mix sugar and spices in a plastic bag. Add nuts and shake to coat. Spread wet nut mixture in a single layer on a microwave-safe plate; microwave on high for 1 1/2 minutes, or until mixture is bubbly. Stir.
  2. Microwave another 1 1/2 minutes. Remove; stir to separate. Cool. Store in a sealed container.


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Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 254 calories; 19.7 18 5.4 0 7 Full nutrition

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These were really good and easy to make. I used Splenda in place of the sugar and it turned out fine. Very good especially for people who are following diets such as the South Beach. Thanks!

Very good and extremely easy to make - I like them better than spicy nuts made with more complicated recipes. My only complaint is that they aren't very spicy - they are much more sweet. I thi...

The Spicy Mixed Nuts were easy to make and everyone who tried them over the holidays enjoyed them.

Incredible flavour! Easy to make, I am giving as gifts again this year... They are a hit.

Excellent Recipe - thanks for sharing. I used raw, unsalted mixed nuts, and hence added a pinch of salt to the spice mixture. You kick the spices up a notch by adding a dash of cayenne. Final...

Very tasty and easy! Just be sure to let them cool in one layer or else they will get all sticky and clumpy.

These were very good and really easy. I agree they were more sweet than spicy so I added a dash of cayenne pepper to the mix. I also used splenda instead of sugar. I definitely recommend the...

Love this recipe for taste and ease of preparation. Taking a road trip later this week and will be taking these along for a snack. These are also great on the Pear and Blue Cheese Salad from t...

Great recipe! It is more sweet than spicy but delicious!!!