Simple Homemade Sweet Candied Nuts Recipe

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Feeling hungry and looking for something sweet to make? This Simple Homemade Sweet Candied Nuts will most definitely be your go-to new favorite snack.

Once you start with the first one, you will not be able to stop until the whole bowl is empty, and that’s ok… it is the festive season after all. Not only does it taste amazing, but it is also super easy to make. Let us not forget to mention that its tempting smell will fill the house and will certainly make you go nuts!



Why You Will Love It

This mouth-watering Homemade Sweet Candied Nuts is the ideal snack to enjoy when guests are over. Also, it is the perfect addition to your cheese board to give it a fun sweet twist and can be a great topping for ice creams, rice dishes, and even salads.

Other than that, it can be considered as a great option for holiday gifts to your loved ones. What better way is there to express your love and appreciation to friends and family than through these crunchy golden Sweet Candied Nuts!

It is also really time friendly since it can be prepared ahead of time and stored in airtight containers until ready to be served, making it just so convenient!

Sweet Candied Nuts can last anywhere between 1 to 2 weeks if placed in room temperature and up to 2 months, if placed in the freezer. Perfect!


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Different Flavors To Candy Nut With

Caramelized nuts: This method requires less than 10 minutes to be prepared and only needs 4 ingredients: any type of nuts that you like, granulated sugar or brown sugar, cinnamon and butter. It tastes great especially when made with cashews, walnuts and pecans.

Honey-Roasted nuts: It tastes somewhere in between salty, sweet and spicy. This explosive taste combo will make your start and not want to stop! Any type of raw and unsalted nut can be used in this recipe and you can play around with the seasonings depending on your own preferences and liking.

Orange Candied Nuts: Mixing orange in with the nuts adds a new amazing taste. This type of candied nuts will astonish your guests with how good it tastes!

Rosemary Roasted Nuts: The ingredients of this recipe are super easy to get and the taste of it will leave you wanting more. Good thing that the steps to prepare it are so simple!


Ingredients

  • Pecans
  • Walnuts
  • Almonds or almond flakes
  • Maple Syrup
  • Brown Sugar
  • Melted butter
  • Cinnamon
  • Salt flakes
  • Nutmeg
All the ingredients of the Sweet Candied Nuts are well prepared each in its own bowl or plate.

Step by Step

First, start by placing a parchment paper on a tray or a baking sheet and add the pecans, walnuts and almonds to it.

Add the maple syrup and melted butter to the nuts and mix well. Then, sprinkle the brown sugar, cinnamon, salt flakes and nutmeg gradually to give it some delicious flavor.

Mixed pecans, walnuts and almond flakes topped with maple syrup, melted butter and several seasonings.

Then, mix all the ingredients well together and flatten them on the parchment paper in a way that they do not over lap each other, in order for all the ingredients to bake equally in the oven.

Place the tray inside the oven and bake until golden, crunchy and glazed.

Mixed glazed nuts on the parchment paper on the tray.

Serve and enjoy 🙂


The delicious mix of all time


Frequently Asked Questions

Can different types of nuts be used?

Of course, most nuts such as cashews and hazelnuts work great in this recipe. It all depends on your preference!

How to store the sweet candied nuts?

You can store them in a sealed container at room temperature for almost 2 weeks, in the fridge for almost 1 month, and in the freezer for up to 2 months.


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Simple Homemade Sweet Candied Nuts Recipe

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. First, start by placing a parchment paper on a tray or a baking sheet and add the pecans, walnuts and almonds to it.

  2. Add the maple syrup and melted butter to the nuts and mix well. Then, sprinkle the brown sugar, cinnamon, salt flakes and nutmeg gradually to give it some delicious flavor.

  3. Then, mix all the ingredients well together and flatten them on the parchment paper in a way that they do not over lap each other, in order for all the ingredients to bake equally in the oven.

  4. Place the tray inside the oven and bake until golden, crunchy and glazed. 

  5. Serve and enjoy 🙂

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I'm Nelly, the recipes I share here are inspired by the people, cultures and places beloved to me. Peanutswirls represents my love for food, cooking and hosting. I hope to share with you a taste of the Middle East influnced by my upbringing in the West.

I can't wait to see what we cook together.

1 Comment

  1. Hamideh

    Very delicious and crunchy

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