Caramelized Spiced Nuts

Caramelized Spiced Nuts

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  • 1 cup unbleached, unrefined sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon butter or coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/2 cups nuts


Combine 1/4 cup sugar with butter or coconut oil, salt, spices and water in a skillet. Simmer until sugar has dissolved. Add nuts; stir and toast for about 15 minutes until lightly caramelized.

When toasted, add remaining sugar and mix. Let cool, then store in an airtight container or bag.

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