Sugar-And-Spice Candied Nuts

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Barb G.

These nuts are good for a snack or great for a gift. Recipe can easily be doubled. Also these can be made using Splenda instead of sugar. The recipe comes from Gourmet magazine November 2005. Cooks Note: Candied nuts will keep in an airtight container at room temperature 1 week.

Top Review by adopt a greyhound

So Good and So addictive! I am having trouble staying away from them. May have to hide them. Made as written and no troubles except staying away from them.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 350 degrees; line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and lightly butter parchment.
  2. Stir together butter, sugar, corn syrup, spices, and salt in a 1 1/2- to 2-quart heavy saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat.
  3. Add the nuts and cook, stirring constantly, 3 minutes.
  4. Spread nuts in 1 layer on lined baking sheet, separating any clumps.
  5. Bake, stirring nuts once with a heatproof rubber(Silicone)Spatula halfway throufh baking (keep nuts in 1 layer), until golden and bubbling, 12 to 15 minutes.
  6. Cool on baking sheet on a wire rack 45 minutes, then break into small clusters with your hands.

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