Sweet and Spicy Mixed Nuts

These nuts are perfect for snacking

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep 5 minutes
Cook 5 minutes
Total 10 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Calories 987 kcal
Author Michelle


  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground chipotle powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 cup pecans
  • ¼ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • Dash hot sauce
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  1. In a small bowl, combine the salt and spices; set aside. In a large heavy skillet, melt butter. Add walnuts and pecans; cook over medium heat until nuts are toasted, about 3 minutes.
  2. Sprinkle with spice mixture and stir. Add the brown sugar, water, Worcestershire and hot sauce. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until sugar is melted. Spread on foil to cool. Store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet and Spicy Mixed Nuts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 987 Calories from Fat 819
% Daily Value*
Fat 91g140%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 658mg29%
Potassium 533mg15%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 30g33%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 805IU16%
Vitamin C 1.9mg2%
Calcium 120mg12%
Iron 3.6mg20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.