Erica's Spicy Cocktail Nuts

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Chelley-Chelle

My sister Erica makes these wonderfully savory-sweet cocktail nuts. They are totally addictive. I especially like the rosemary flavor in there, totally unexpected. This is great to have at a cocktail party as they are simultaneously sweet, salty and spicy. Erica advises to always make a double batch to ensure there are enough left for guests to take home. Keep leftovers in an airtight container.

Top Review by Theresa P

We love these !! Crunchy, salty, sweet, with a nice hit from the red pepper flakes, and rosemary. They really are addicting !!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat over to 300 degrees F. Baked nuts on rimmed baking sheet until toasted and golden brown (approximately 20-30 minutes).
  2. While nuts are toasting, heat butter and olive oil over medium heat. Add honey, sugar, salt and red pepper. Stir until sugar has completely melted.
  3. Removed toasted nuts from oven and immediately toss with sugar mixture and rosemary until thoroughly coated.
  4. Salt, sugar and pepper can be increased or decreased to accomodate varying tastes.
  5. May be served hot or cold.

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