Serve these spicy-sweet nuts at your holiday party or buffet— they're a tempting snack for any occasion.
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
- 2 large egg whites
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon each ground cloves, cinnamon and allspice
- 4 cups hazelnuts
- 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.
- Spread into two greased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Bake at 275° for 50-60 minutes or until crisp. Remove to waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight containers.
Nutrition Facts2 tablespoons: 17 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 52mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Frosted Hazelnuts in Country Woman Christmas Volume 1