Crunchy Sugar 'n' Spice Nuts Recipe

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Crunchy Sugar 'n' Spice Nuts Recipe
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Crunchy Sugar 'n' Spice Nuts Recipe

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It just isn't Christmas at Lori Brouwer's house until these crunchy munchers are in the oven. "The wonderful aroma of ginger, cinnamon and nuts fills the kitchen with festivity when I bake this snack," she confirms from Cumberland, British Columbia.
MAKES:
32 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:
32 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3 cups walnut halves
  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 1 cup whole unblanched almonds
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

Directions

In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites and water until frothy. Add nuts; stir gently to coat. Combine the remaining ingredients. Add to nut mixture and stir gently to coat. Spread into two greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. Bake, uncovered, at 300° for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring every 10 minutes. Cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 8 cups.
Originally published as Sugar 'n' Spice Nuts in Country Woman November/December 1999, p41

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 187 calories, 13g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 81mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 3 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3 cups walnut halves
  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 1 cup whole unblanched almonds
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  1. In a mixing bowl, beat egg whites and water until frothy. Add nuts; stir gently to coat. Combine the remaining ingredients. Add to nut mixture and stir gently to coat. Spread into two greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. Bake, uncovered, at 300° for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring every 10 minutes. Cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 8 cups.
Originally published as Sugar 'n' Spice Nuts in Country Woman November/December 1999, p41

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redox61 User ID: 3581182 26188
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2009

"best ever"

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maryb68 User ID: 862751 89320
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2007

"These are delicious and very easy to make."

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