Thursday, December 22, 2011

Sweet and Savoury Nut Mix

I have been having such a great time this year making gifts from the kitchen and today's Sweet and Savoury nut mix is a quick and delicious recipe that can be made in less than an hour. Be sure you make lots though as one handful is never enough!

Merry Christmas everyone!
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 Ingredients
  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 2 cups roasted unsalted cashews 
  • 1/2 cup walnuts 
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3/4 cups brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 3 Tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 3 dashes hot sauce
Directions
  1.  In a small bowl, combine the salt and spices; set aside. 
  2. In a large heavy skillet, melt butter. Add walnuts and pecans; cook over medium heat until nuts are toasted, about 4 minutes.Sprinkle with spice mixture. Add the brown sugar, water, Worcestershire and hot sauce. 
  3. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until sugar is melted. Spread on foil to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 7 cups.
Adapted from original recipe for Sweet and Spicy Nuts Recipe at Taste of Home



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Lyndsay Wells is a professional trainer, writer, and program developer with a passion for food and cooking. She is an award winning recipe developer, and a website ambassador for Kraft Foods Canada. Lyndsay believes cooking should be approachable and easy and has great tips and ideas for putting together sophisticated looking dishes that cooks of all levels can accomplish.

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