Honey Cardamom Mixed Nuts
Sweet honey and spicy cardamom come together in a hard-to-resist coating for mixed nuts.
24 servings (2 tablespoons each)
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
3/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
2 (10 ounce) containers deluxe salted mixed nuts without peanuts
Preheat oven to 275°F (135°C). Spray a 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1-inch jelly roll pan with cooking spray. Mix all ingredients except nuts in large bowl. Add nuts; stir to coat. Spread nuts in prepared pan.
Bake 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool in pan, stirring occasionally.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Bake Time: 45 minutes
Cool Time: 30 minutes
You can use a combination of whatever salted nuts you have. Almonds and cashews are especially elegant and are very nice together.
These spiced nuts are great to serve at a party at home or away, or to give as a special gift. Package them in a pretty jar or in their own serving dish, then add a bow and a copy of the recipe to present to the recipient.
Cardamom is known for its spicy sweet flavor and pungent aroma. It's used extensively in Scandinavian and East Indian cooking.
1 Serving (1 Serving): Calories 175 (Calories from Fat 125), Total Fat 14 g (Saturated Fat 3 g, Trans Fat ncg), Cholesterol 5 mg; Sodium 220 mg; Total Carbohydrate 8 g (Dietary Fiber 1 g, Sugars ncg), Protein 4 g; Exchanges: 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1/2