Thursday, January 26, 2012

Sweet & Spicy Nuts - A Healthy Snack

1/3 cup sugar
2 tsp ground Cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground Allspice
1/2 tsp seasoned salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
1 egg white
3 cups mixed nuts, such as almonds, cashews, peanuts and pecans

Preheat oven to 250 degrees.  Mix sugar, cinnamon, allspice, seasoned salt, pepper and nutmeg in small bowl until well blended.  Beat egg white in large bowl until foamy.  Add nuts; toss to coat well.  Add spice mixture; toss to coat nuts evenly.

Spread nuts in a single layer on lightly greased baking sheet.

Bake 1 hour, stirring once.  Cool slightly and break apart.  Cool completely.  Store in airtight container up to 2 weeks.

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