Sugar and Spice Nuts II
Everyone will look forward to this mouth-watering mix of crunchy nuts, spices and fruit for the holidays. And tucked in colorful tins, it makes a handy last-minute gift idea for busy hostesses or drop-in visitors.
3 1/2 cups (14 servings)
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 egg white
1 cup salted cashews
1 cup pecan halves
1 cup dry roasted peanuts
1/2 cup dried cranberries
Preheat oven to 300°F (149°C). Grease a baking sheet with Pan Release or cooking spray.
In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, cinnamon and cayenne; set aside. In a large bowl, whisk the egg white; add nuts and cranberries. Sprinkle with sugar mixture and toss to coat. Spread in a single layer on prepared baking sheet.
Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown, stirring once. Cool.
Preparation/Total Time: 30 minutes
Store in an airtight container.
1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 211 calories, 16 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 161 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.