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Go Nuts for Holiday Nuts

Crunch, sweet and spicy – what’s not to love? These easy to make, spiced nuts are sure to be a hit at any holiday gathering, mid-afternoon snack, or as a gift for the holidays.

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Go Nuts for Holiday Nuts


1 cup almonds

1 cup cashews

1 cup peanuts

1 cup pecans

1 cup walnuts

1 tsp cinnamon

½ tsp cardamom

1 tsp nutmeg

1 tsp chili powder

1 tsp salt

½ tsp black pepper

⅓ cup pure maple syrup

2 Tbsp water (or use melted butter instead)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together spices and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl combine nuts and set aside.
  4. Whisk together pure maple syrup with water (or butter) until frothy. 
  5. Pour syrup mixture over the nut mixture until well coated. 
  6. Dust nuts with spice mix and stir.
  7. Arrange nuts onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper in a single layer.
  8. Bake for 10 minutes.
  9. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  10. Store in an airtight container.