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Sweet & Spicy Pecans & Walnuts

By December 13, 2015December 10th, 2018Recipes, Snacks

Sweet Spicy Nuts

These nuts are a nice homemade dessert gift to bring to holiday parties.  I also like to have them as a high protein snack during the day just in case my blood sugar dips when I am busy with clients.

They are easy to make. They only take 5 minutes to put together and 15 minutes to roast.  I save the glass jars from coconut oil for storage.  They make the perfect gift container for these delicious nuts.

I like pecans and walnuts for this recipe.  The sweetened and spiced liquid gets into the crannies to flavor the nuts.  Enjoy the recipe for yourself or as a gift for your friends.

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Sweet & Spicy Pecans & Walnuts

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  • Author: Ingrid DeHart
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x


An easy to make snack. A great gift to bring to holiday parties.




  1. Preheat oven to 300°
  2. In a medium bowl lightly whisk egg white, then whisk in the maple syrup
  3. Add the spices and whisk to combine evenly
  4. Toss the nuts into the egg white mixture and stir to coat evenly, Get it into every nook and cranny.
  5. With a slotted spoon, transfer nuts to a parchment paper lined baking sheet
  6. Bake for about 15 minutes, until the nuts are browned and the coating is dry
  7. Cool for 20 minutes and serve or store
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Snack
  • Cuisine: Paleo Gluten Free



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