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Spicy Nuts

Cayenne pepper gives nuts a bit of a kick. My son-in-law can't get enough of these.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    2 cups


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 cups cashews or whole unblanched almonds
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash each ground cinnamon and cloves


  • In a heavy skillet, heat oil over medium heat; add nuts. Cook and stir for 3-5 minutes or until lightly browned; drain. Add the seasonings; stir to coat. Cool completely.
  • To serve warm, place in a baking pan. Heat at 300° for 5 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup: 256 calories, 22g fat (4g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 327mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.

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