Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 15 mins

A little sweet and a little spicy. These nuts will be a hit in your household! Perfect to take to a party or to give as gifts around the holidays. Recipe found online at 28 Cooks.


  1. In large pan, combine cashews and sugar over medium high heat.
  2. Stir frequently until sugar starts to melt. Lower heat, and stir continuously for 10 minutes, or until sugar starts to fully melt and cover nuts.
  3. Add pepper and continue to cook for an additional minute or two, until nuts are well glazed and pepper is well mixed inches
  4. Add lemon zest and stir until well mixed.
  5. Pour onto sheet of wax paper on a cooling rack, and spread out. Allow to cool.
  6. Store in tightly-sealed container.


Most Helpful

Great method of sugar glazing nuts, very easy and quick and really adheres to the nuts with all the pepper and lemon zest along with.

rosslare September 27, 2016

DEFINITELY A WINNING RECIPE in my book! Loved the use of the pepper & lemon! I made up these nuts just for us to munch on, & now realize they will be an absolutely great addition to the food counter during the several monthly groups I host ~ They'll love 'em! Thanks for sharing the recipe! [Tagged, made & reviewed for one of my Vegetarian groupmates in the Vegetarian/Vegan Recipe Swap #6]

Sydney Mike January 28, 2009

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