Spiced Mayan Chocolate Coated Walnuts

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Pinay0618

Recipe is from the California Walnuts website.

Top Review by happy2bme_9_8206787

I made these for a Mayan supper over the weekend and got lots of compliments. Super easy to make and delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large microwavable bowl, add butter, cayenne and cinnamon. Microwave on high until butter is melted, about 30 seconds. Whisk ingredients together to combine. Add walnuts and stir to coat.
  2. Sprinkle with sugar and toss to coat walnuts. Pour mixture onto a rimmed baking sheet. Bake in center of oven for about one hour at 250 degrees F, stirring about every 15 minutes, until walnuts are a deep golden color and toasted.
  3. Sift cocoa over warm walnuts. Let cool. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.

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