Honey Cardamom Mixed Nuts

Sweet honey and spicy cardamom come together in a hard-to-resist coating for mixed nuts.

Yield

24 servings (2 tablespoons each)

Ingredients

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

Directions

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.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Bake Time: 45 minutes
Cool Time: 30 minutes

Additional Information

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.

Nutritional Information

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

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