Monday, January 30, 2012

Sweet & Smoky Nuts

Pour the crunchy, salty-and-sweet snack into paper cones for mess-free single servings that look more sophisticated than a generic snack bowl. These are perfect for any gathering or family event.

Sweet and Smoky Nuts

  • 1
    egg white
  • 1
    cup dry-roasted peanuts
  • 1
    cup whole almonds or hazelnuts (filberts)
  • 1
    cup pecan or walnut halves
  • 1/3
    cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2
    teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1
    teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4
    teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4
    teaspoon ground allspice 
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil or parchment paper; set aside.
2.In a large bowl whisk egg white until foamy. Add peanuts, almonds, and pecans; toss gently to coat. Stir in brown sugar, paprika, salt, cinnamon, and allspice. Spread nuts in prepared baking pan.
3.Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until nuts are toasted and appear dry, stirring twice. Remove from the oven and stir again. Cool completely in the baking pan. Break up any large clusters. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.

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