Spicy Candied Walnuts

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Sweet, salty, and spicy—these walnuts have it all! Although this recipe makes an addictive snack year round, it’s also a special treat for cocktail parties.

Spicy Candied Walnuts


Quantity Ingredients
1.5 cups walnut halves
1/4 cup shredded unsweetened coconut
2 tbsp honey
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper, or to taste
pinch salt, or to taste
1/3 cup dried cranberries


Preheat oven to 350˚F (180˚C).

In a medium bowl, combine walnuts, coconut, honey, cayenne pepper, and salt.

Spread walnut mixture onto a baking sheet and bake, turning once, for 8 to 10 minutes or until brown and slightly crispy.

Transfer walnut mixture to a bowl to cool. Toss with cranberries. Store in an airtight container.

Serves 6.

Per 1/4 cup (50 ml) serving: 251 calories, 8 g protein, 19 g total fat (2 g saturated fat), 18 g carbohydrate, 2 g fibre, 0 mg cholesterol, 59 mg sodium

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