Orange & Cinnamon Spiced Nuts

Orange & Cinnamon Spiced Nuts

One taste of these subtly spiced nuts and the dish will soon be empty.

10 min. prep time
6 cups
151 Rating


2 cups whole blanched almonds
1 1/2 cups pecan halves
1 1/2 cups whole almonds
1 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon freshly grated orange zest


Heat oven to 325°F.

Spread all nuts into 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake, stirring occasionally, 20-25 minutes or until lightly toasted.

Combine sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in bowl. Beat egg whites in  bowl at high speed, scraping bowl often, until soft peaks form. Continue beating, gradually adding sugar mixture, until stiff peaks form. Gently stir in nuts and orange zest.

Melt butter 4-6 minutes in oven in same pan. Spread nut mixture into pan. Bake, stirring every 10 minutes, 20-30 minutes or until nuts are brown and no butter remains. Cool completely. Store in airtight container.

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Nutrition Facts (1/4 cup)

Calories: 240

Fat: 19g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 55mg

Carbohydrates: 14g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 5g

Recipe #4559©2001Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Hazelnuts are a great substitute for some of the almonds.
Awesome! I got this from a friend and have passed it along to many.

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