Caramelized Spiced Nuts
Yield: Makes 1 1/2 cups
- 1 cup unbleached, unrefined sugar (divided) Add to list
- 1 tablespoon butter or Nutiva coconut oil Add to list
- 2 teaspoons salt Add to list
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves Add to list
- 1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice Add to list
- 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper Add to list
- 2 tablespoons water Add to list
- 1 1/2 cups nuts Add to list
Combine 1/4 cup sugar with butter or coconut oil, salt, spices and water in a skillet. Simmer until sugar has dissolved. Add the nuts; stir and toast for about 15 minutes until lightly caramelized.
When toasted, add the rest of the sugar and mix. Let cool, then store in an airtight container or bag.
Recipe by, PCC Cooks instructor
Source: Sound Consumer November 2007