Spicy Praline Cashews Recipe
This sweet-and-spicy snack makes an appearance at all of my holiday gatherings. As guests mingle and nibble on the cashews, I follow behind re-filling the bowls!—Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, Georgia
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 2-1/2 cups unsalted cashews, toasted
- 1. In a large heavy saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar and vinegar. Cook, without stirring, until mixture turns a golden amber color, about 8 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in the salt, cumin and cayenne. Add cashews; stir until blended. Cool on waxed paper. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 2-2/3 cups.
1/3 cup equals 298 calories, 20 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 598 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.
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