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Frosted Hazelnuts Recipe

Serve these spicy-sweet nuts at your holiday party or buffet— they're a tempting snack for any occasion.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling YIELD:48 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon each ground cloves, cinnamon and allspice
  • 4 cups hazelnuts

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Add the sugar, water, salt and spices; beat well. Let stand for 5 minutes or until sugar is dissolved. Gently fold in hazelnuts until well coated.
  • 2. Spread into two greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. Bake at 275° for 50-60 minutes or until crisp. Remove to waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight containers. Yield: 6 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 17 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 52 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.