What’s Cooking with Julie: Candied Nuts

By Julie White

Candied nuts are so fun to have out when company arrives or just for yourself for snacking. They are delicious eaten out of the bowl or over salads and are perfect as a holiday gift. Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah!

1 pound of pecans
1 pound almonds (nuts can be raw or roasted)
1 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
pinch of salt
pinch of Cayenne pepper
1 egg white, beaten
3 tablespoons water


Preheat oven to 250 degrees.

Whisk egg white and water in a bowl.

In another bowl, mix remaining ingredients. Toss nuts into egg white mixture and mix until nuts are coated.

Spread nuts mixture on a cookie sheet and bake for one hour.

Toss after 30 minutes.

Cool and enjoy!


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