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Sweet and Spicy Nuts

Naughty AND Nice
Courtesy of McCormick

A slightly sweet and salty snack is the perfect thing to serve guests when they first arrive for a cocktail or dinner party. It also makes for a perfect gift.

This recipe is courtesy of McCormick.

Ready in
1 h 10 m
10 m
(prepare time)
1 h
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 1/3 Cup sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons cinnamon, preferably McCormick Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon allspice, preferably McCormick Ground Allspice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Lawry's Seasoned Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon pepper, McCormick Ground Pepper Black
  • 1/4 Teaspoon nutmeg, preferably McCormick Ground Nutmeg
  • 1 egg white
  • 3 Cups mixed nuts, such as almonds, cashews, peanuts and pecans


Preheat oven to 250°F.

Mix sugar, cinnamon, allspice, seasoned salt, pepper and nutmeg in small bowl until well blended.

Beat egg white in large bowl until foamy.

Add nuts; toss to coat well.

Add spice mixture; toss to coat nuts evenly.

Spread nuts in a single layer on lightly greased baking sheet.

Bake 1 hour, stirring once.

Cool slightly and break apart.

Cool completely.

Store in airtight container up to 2 weeks.