Five-Spice Mixed Nuts Five-Spice Mixed Nuts

Author: Canadian Living

You can make your own five-spice powder for this sweet yet spicy gift. Mix together 1-1/2 tsp (7 mL) each cinnamon, ground cloves, pepper and crushed fennel seeds and star anise.

  • Portion size 5 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2004



Line rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper or grease; set aside.

In large bowl, whisk egg whites until foamy; whisk in five-spice powder. Add pecans, walnuts and cashews; toss to coat completely. Add sugar and salt ; toss to coat. Spread on prepared pan.

Roast in 350°F (180°C) oven, stirring occasionally, until browned, fragrant and coating is dry, about 25 minutes. Let cool on pan on rack. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.)

Nutritional facts Per 1/4 cup (50 mL) : about

  • Sodium 102 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 188.0
  • Total fat 17 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 8 g


  • Iron 8.0
  • Folate 8.0
  • Calcium 2.0
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Five-Spice Mixed Nuts