Emeril's Spiced Nuts

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Total Time
15 mins
7 mins

Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, 2003 10 minutes on the prep time is inactive.

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  1. Mix spices and reserve.
  2. Heat nuts in a dry skillet and cook, stirring frequently, until begin to toast, about 4 minutes.
  3. Transfer to a small bowl and set aside.
  4. Add the butter, sugar, water and spices to the hot skillet and cook, stirring, until a glaze forms, about 1 minute.
  5. Return the nuts to the skillet and toss to combine with the glaze.
  6. Cook for about 1 to 2 minutes, or until the nuts are glazed and golden brown.
  7. Remove from the heat and transfer to a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil, separating with a fork.
  8. Let rest until cooled and the sugar has hardened, about 10 minutes.
  9. Store in an airtight container.