Slow Cooker Candied Nuts

Slow Cooker Candied Nuts
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Candied Nuts
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Candied Nuts

If you’ve ever gotten in line for a cone full of street vendor nuts during Christmas, this recipe is for you. You can use any nuts you want, but the subtle sweetness of pecans and the rich flavor of almonds make for a perfect combo.

25
Servings
73
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 pound whole natural almonds
  • 1 pound natural pecans
  • 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Directions

Combine dry ingredient in a bowl and mix.  Set aside. In a separate bowl, combine vanilla and egg whites and whisk until frothy. Add the nuts to the egg mixture and coat well. Mix in the sugar mixture and coat all the nuts. Pour almonds and pecans into a slow cooker that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Cook on low for 2 hours, stirring every 30 minutes.

When done cooking, lay nuts on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper to cool.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
1g
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
16g
12%
Protein
1g
2%
Calcium, Ca
110mg
11%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
7µg
2%
Magnesium, Mg
8mg
3%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
20mg
3%
Selenium, Se
6µg
11%
Sodium, Na
70mg
5%
Water
30g
1%

Slow Cooker Shopping Tip

Try to create a balanced meal when shopping: look for a starch, a protein, and some greens.

Slow Cooker Cooking Tip

When preparing meals try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.