Slow Cooker Candied Nuts

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 2 hours + cooling


4 cups

Updated: Mar. 14, 2023
I like giving spiced nuts as holiday gifts. This slow-cooker recipe with ginger and cinnamon is so good, you just might use it all year long. —Yvonne Starlin, Westmoreland, Tennessee
Slow Cooker Candied Nuts Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1-1/2 cups pecan halves
  • 1-1/2 cups walnut halves
  • 1 cup unblanched almonds


  1. In a greased 3-qt. slow cooker, mix butter, confectioners' sugar and spices. Add nuts; toss to coat. Cook, covered, on low 2-3 hours or until nuts are crisp, stirring once.
  2. Transfer nuts to waxed paper to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

1/3 cup: 327 calories, 31g fat (7g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 64mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein.