Spiced Nuts


2 egg whites
3 tablespoons cold water
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon each cinnamon, cloves, allspice, nutmeg, and mace
2 cups walnut halves
2 cups pecan halves


Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. Beat the egg whites with the cold water. Sift the sugar and spices into the egg mixture, then toss nuts in this. Spread the coated nuts onto oiled cookie sheets and bake for at least 1 hour. Cool, then turn onto waxed paper, spreading them out to dry separately. Store in glass jars.

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Makes 2 pints.


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plan to try this recipe this

plan to try this recipe this year.

Save your time and

Save your time and ingredients! I tried this and the result was a sticky mess. I'm now trying to figure out how I can salvage all of this. I'm not happy that I wasted time, money and ingredients in this.

Hi Ann, Sorry to hear you had

Hi Ann, Sorry to hear you had trouble with the recipe. We will head back to the test kitchen to make sure all ingredients and instructions are correct.