Spiced Mixed Nuts Recipe

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"Everyone who tastes these glazed nuts loves them," promises Julie Gesicki from Tracyton, Washington. "They're quick, easy and a unique addition to a holiday cookie tray."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons water
  • 2 cups mixed nuts

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 205 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 306mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Stir in the water. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 45 seconds; stir. Add nuts and stir until well-coated. Cook, uncovered, on high for 3-4 minutes or until syrup begins to harden, stirring after each minute. Immediately pour onto a greased foil-lined baking sheet and separate nuts. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2-1/2 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Spiced Mixed Nuts in Quick Cooking November/December 1999, p51

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shell7293 User ID: 5815824 62580
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2011

"Very good and easy to make - perfect for the holidays."

jacqnbill User ID: 5922314 30654
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2011

"I made these using Splenda brown sugar. They were so good. Not too sweet, but so yummy. Hubby loved them"

Leach0976 User ID: 1312961 21894
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2009

"Such and easy recipe and everyone always wants more! My Dad asks for it every Christmas now."

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