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Spicy Cashews

These seasoned nuts are so good, it’s hard to stop eating them. I made them for gift baskets and got many compliments. They are perfect for the holidays but delicious to munch any time. —Jean Voan, Shepherd, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    2-2/3 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (10 ounces each) salted cashews
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute cashews in butter and oil for 4-5 minutes or until golden brown. Spread on a paper towel-lined baking sheet; let stand for 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl. Sprinkle with salt, chili powder and pepper flakes; toss to coat. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
1/3 cup: 273 calories, 24g fat (7g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 425mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.
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  • angela32
    Sep 19, 2019

    I halved this recipe and I seasoned them immediately after removing from the pan so the spices would stick better. Then I let them cool. I used kosher salt and added some black pepper. They are amazing!

  • amehart
    May 9, 2019

    Spicy Cashews - Very easy and flavorful. Especially good the next day and so addictive. My family loved them so I will be making this again this weekend. I will also make using different nuts (per some family requests), but the cashews are wonderful.

  • cynandtom
    Apr 21, 2019

    I just made these to take to work for snack this week. I don’t think they’re going to make it that long, I can’t stop eating then!

  • cyounce
    Jun 29, 2010

    I have made this recipe numerous times for holidays, parties, snacking, etc. and it is always very popular. I've been asked for the recipe many times.