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Kick off the Holiday Season with Spiced Nuts!

We love nuts at Lassen’s! They make great snacks (packed with nutrients!) and they are great in recipes, too. Here’s a wonderful way to make nuts a star!

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Holiday Spiced Nuts

YOU’LL NEED:

  • 2 cups mixed nuts (I used raw, but roasted is ok, too)
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries or other dried fruit, chopped
  • 1 egg white, beaten slightly, OR 1&1/2 tsp chia seeds, soaked for 2 hours in 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom
  • 1/8 tsp cloves
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper, or more to taste

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INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Preheat the oven to 300 degrees
  • Blend the sugar and spices together in a small bowl
  • Mix the nuts and cranberries with the egg white or chia mixture
  • Sprinkle the sugar and spices over the nuts and toss until well coated
  • Spray a baking sheet with non-stick spray
  • Spread the nuts on the baking sheet in a single layer
  • Bake for 20-22 minutes, turning once or twice, until slightly golden
  • Remove from the oven and cool

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I’m making these for my neighbor gifts this year! Yum, yum to everyone!

And they will be a great addition to an appetizer tray, too.

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Love,

Lassen’s

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