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Roasted Cumin Cashews

Kick up parties and get-togethers with this well-seasoned snack. The cashews are sweet, salty, crunchy...and oh, so munchable. —Martha Fehl, Brookville, Indiana
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    3-1/2 cups


  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 cans (9-3/4 ounces each) salted whole cashews
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  • In a large bowl, whisk egg white and water. Add cashews and toss to coat. Transfer to a colander; drain for 2 minutes. In another bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; add cashews and toss to coat.
  • Arrange in a single layer in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 250° for 50-55 minutes, stirring once. Cool on a wire rack. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup: 145 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 477mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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  • Sprucetree18
    Dec 8, 2013

    Great flavour and super easy to do... Not spicy, if you wanted more kick you could increase the cayenne pepper...

  • Gladys2
    Jan 15, 2012

    I make these for Christmas gifts. Everyone loves them.

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    Dec 26, 2009

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  • Bricon
    Nov 22, 2009

    My hubby buys cashews in hopes I'll make this again. Wasn't sure at first, but boy, it's the first snack to go in our house.

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