Sweet Salty Spicy Nuts Recipe

This sweet, salty, spicy nuts recipe makes a great party snack or lovely homemade edible gift recipients will love!

Here we’ve used dry roasted cashews, almonds and walnuts but you can mix up the quantities to favor your preferred nut variety or substitute the nuts altogether. Alternative nut choices could include macadamias, pecans, hazelnuts or peanuts.

Sweet Salty Spicy Nuts Recipe

As a gift idea, these homemade spicy nuts recipe can be presented in glass jars with your own personalized label. Birthdays, Father’s Day and Mother’s Day, as well as house-warming and teacher gifts, are all great occasions to gift these sweet and spicy nut mix.

This sweet spicy nuts recipe also makes a delicious entertainers snack. Whether you are having friends over to your home or you are contributing snacks as an invited guest to someone else’s home, these party snacks will be a hit.

As well as white pepper, adding extra spiciness to this sweet and spicy roasted nuts recipe comes from the addition of cayenne pepper. Perhaps you’ve grown your own cayenne peppers and looking for more ways to use your homegrown produce? If so, you will love these roasted nuts with cayenne pepper!

For this recipe, you will need a large mixing bowl, medium saucepan and two baking sheets.

Coating the Nuts in Sweet Spice Mixture - Sweet Salty Spicy Nuts Recipe

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Large Mixing Bowl

Medium Saucepan

Baking Sheet x 2

Cooking Tips

Ingredients:

3 Cups Cashews

3 Cups Almonds

2 Cups Walnuts

1 Cup Sugar

2 Tablespoons Butter

1/2 Cup water

2 Teaspoons Pink Himalayan Salt – or good quality salt

1 Teaspoon White Pepper

1 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper

Method:

  1. Preheat the over to 350 F (175 C).
  2. Then line two baking sheets with baking paper.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the nuts and add the pink Himalayan Salt, white pepper and cayenne pepper.
  4. In a saucepan on medium heat, combine the sugar, water and butter. Heat through and cook for around 1 minute without boiling.
  5. Pour the heated sugar mixture into the bowl of nuts and stir gently to coat the nuts and mix through the salt and peppers.
  6. Next, transfer the nut mixture to the prepared baking sheets. Aim to spread the nuts out into a single layer.
  7. In the preheated oven, bake the nuts for 8 minutes before removing them to give them a stir.  Ensure the nuts are well coated with the sweet and spicy syrup. Then transfer the baking sheets back into the oven for a further 8 minutes, or until the nuts are sticky and well roasted.
  8. Once the nuts have cooled, separate the nuts with a spoon or clean hands. The spicy sugar coating will harden once completely cooled.

Serve and enjoy these sweet and spicy nuts!

Sweet Salty Spicy Nuts Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Servings: 16 people

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups Cashews
  • 3 Cups Almonds
  • 2 Cups Walnuts
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 2 Teaspoons Pink Himalayan Salt or good quality salt
  • 1 Teaspoon White Pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat the over to 350 F (175 C).
  • Then line two baking sheets with baking paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the nuts and add the pink Himalayan Salt, white pepper and cayenne pepper.
    Combining the Nuts - Sweet Salty Spicy Nuts Recipe
  • In a saucepan on medium heat, combine the sugar, water and butter. Heat through and cook for around 1 minute without boiling.
    Combining Sugar Butter and Water - Sweet Spicy Nuts Recipe
  • Pour the heated sugar mixture into the bowl of nuts and stir gently to coat the nuts and mix through the salt and peppers.
  • Next, transfer the nut mixture to the prepared baking sheets. Aim to spread the nuts out into a single layer.
    Homemade Spicy Nuts Recipe
  • In the preheated oven, bake the nuts for 8 minutes before removing them to give them a stir. Ensure the nuts are well coated with the sweet and spicy syrup. Then transfer the baking sheets back into the oven for a further 8 minutes, or until the nuts are sticky and well roasted.
    Sweet and Spicy Nuts Recipe
  • Once the nuts have cooled, seperate the nuts with a spoon or clean hands. The spicy sugar coating will harden once completly cooled.
Sweet and Salty Spicy Nuts Recipe

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