Smoked Garlic Nuts

READY IN: 4hrs 5mins
Recipe by Hey Jude

I just made a pan of these and I think the price of the smoker was worth it for this recipe alone. These are so much better than store bought smoked nuts, which taste like all chemicals compared to these guys. I have a large smoker so when I take the trouble to crank it up for a roast or something, I try to use up the leftover space for anything I can get my hands on that looks like it could use a good smokin'. I used hickory chips for these nuts but I would think they'd be just as good with mesquite, oak or apple. I'm really sorry I didn't triple the recipe and I will next time. This is a great recipe to use up space in your smoker and serve with cocktails to your guests while waiting for the main course to finish.

Top Review by Gingerbear

These turned out pretty good but they were not wonderful. I smoked some spareribs tonight along with some ox tails. I added these with 2 garlic cloves (minced) with an 11 oz. can of mixed nuts into a fresh unused pie tin. I only kept these on for 2 hours and they were already starting to turn bitter. The rest of the food that I had cooked was on way longer and wasn't bitter. I have no idea what I did wrong but these just did not do it for us that much. If I were to make them again. I would only smoke them for an hours. I used Hickory. Thank you, Jude. I wish that I could have given a better review :-(

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (10 ounce) cancocktail nuts or 1 (10 ounce) canyour favorite salted nuts
  • 1 clove garlic, minced


  1. Spread nuts in an 8-inch disposable aluminum foil pan; add garlic and stir really well, then spread the nuts out evenly.
  2. Place on rack in smoker, smoke 4-6 hours and serve warm or cool.
  3. Store in a covered container.

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