Sweet Mixed Nuts

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Calee

I started out making this just for the holidays makes a nice gift. Brown sugar,cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and cloves. Its easy enough to do whenever, one batch in the microwave makes 1 1/2 cups.

Top Review by AmandaInOz

Very quick and tasty recipe! I used walnuts and macadamias because that's what I had on hand, and they turned out perfectly. I stopped the microwave about 20 seconds early on Step 5. I will definitely save this recipe for Christmas gifts! Thanks Calee! Made for PAC Fall 2009.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup brown sugar
  • 1 12 tablespoons water
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 14 teaspoon allspice
  • 18 teaspoon clove
  • 18 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 12 cups nuts (combination of almonds, cashews, pecans, filberts, walnuts)


  1. Slect power high.
  2. In a 2 quart casserole or microwave safe dish combine sugar, water and spices.
  3. Heat 1 to 1 1/2 minutes til sugar is melted.
  4. Stir in nuts.
  5. Place nuts on a microwave safe plate heat on high for 3 1/2 minutes or until syrupy.
  6. Becareful to spread the nut mixture evenly on the plate and watch closely not to burn.I find not all microwaves act the same way.
  7. Place nuts on wax paper to cool completely.
  8. Break into pieces store in air tight container.

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