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Candied Mixed Nuts

These candied mixed nuts are totally addicting and insanely delicious! They have the perfect blend of flavors and are so sweet and crisp!

These candied mixed nuts are totally addicting and insanely delicious! They have the perfect blend of flavors and are so sweet and crisp!

I don’t know what it is about this time of year, but when it’s Christmas time I am always in the mood for some candied nuts! The way they smell, that sweet cinnamony-crunch when you bite into them… they are absolutely delicious! If you haven’t made them at home before, they are surprisingly easy to make. This recipe for candied mixed nuts is seriously the easiest, most delicious recipe ever! I have a slow cooker cinnamon almond recipe that I absolutely love, but this recipe is even quicker and easier to make. Score!

I made these nuts for some Christmas presents for friends and family, and they came out absolutely fantastic. They’re so easy to make, and so fragrant and flavorful. I love that they take just a few minutes to mix up, and are ready in under an hour. You could use any combination of nuts, but I think the cashews were my personal favorite in this mix. Feel free to use almonds, peanuts, walnuts, cashews, pistachios… whatever you have on hand. You really can’t go wrong here!

These candied mixed nuts are totally addicting and insanely delicious! They have the perfect blend of flavors and are so sweet and crisp!

They’re perfect for any occasion, or just for snacking. These are definitely a must try!

Candied Mixed Nuts

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Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:30 mins
Total Time:35 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 cups total mixed nuts I used almonds, pecans, cashews, and walnuts
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 300. Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment. In a large bowl, combine the nuts. Whisk the egg white and water together, pour the mixture over the nuts, and toss to coat. In a small bowl, whisk together the sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Toss the sugar mixture with the nuts. Spread the nuts out on the prepared baking sheet into an even layer. Bake 15 minutes, then toss the nuts and return to the oven for another 15 minutes. Let cool before breaking into clusters.
Servings: 12
These candied mixed nuts are totally addicting and insanely delicious! They have the perfect blend of flavors and are so sweet and crisp!

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  1. Brown sugar do you mean the dark of light brown soft sugar or demerara? I have used your recipe with demerara last year and it was a huge success!! Just wondering which one is the right sugar to use

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