Sweet and Savoury Candied Nuts Sweet and Savoury Candied Nuts

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OK, we cheated a little: This recipe actually takes around 16 minutes to prepare, once you include the 30 to 60 seconds it takes to mix everything together. But these addictive sugarand- spice-crusted nuts are worth the extra minute. Pecans and walnuts, with their nooks and crannies, work best. The egg white is the secret to getting the seasonings to stick.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2013



In bowl, whisk egg white until frothy; add nuts, brown sugar, salt, garlic powder and cayenne pepper. Stir until coated.

Spread nuts on rimmed baking sheet; bake in 375ºF (190ºC) oven until nuts are glazed and sugar is caramelized, about 15 minutes.

Let cool on pan on rack. Break up any large clusters. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 2 days.)

Nutritional facts per 2 tbsp: about

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 76 mg
  • Sugars 7 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 121.0
  • Potassium 113 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g


  • Iron 5.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Calcium 2.0
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Sweet and Savoury Candied Nuts