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Cayenne-Spiced Roasted Nuts

Try this spicy medley as a party snack or trail mix. Feel free to substitute any type of nut.

Ingredients: 

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Spice Mix

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2 tsp. sugar
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1 ½ tsp. ground cumin
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1 ½ tsp. sweet paprika
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1 tsp. cayenne pepper
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½ tsp. garlic powder
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¼ tsp. ground allspice, optional

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Roasted Nuts

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2 cups raw cashews
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2 cups dried banana chips
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1 cup raw pecans
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½ cup raw pumpkin seeds
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½ cup raw sunflower seeds
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3 Tbs. olive oil

Instructions: 

1. Preheat oven to 300°F. To make Spice Mix: Combine all ingredients in small bowl. Set aside.

2. To make Roasted Nuts: Combine all ingredients in large bowl. Add Spice Mix; stir until ingredients are well coated with spices and oil. Spread on 2 baking sheets. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until nuts begin to brown and appear dried, stirring occasionally. Season with salt, if desired, and cool on baking sheets. Store in airtight container.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
200
Protein: 
5 g
Total Fat: 
16 g
Saturated Fat: 
2 g
Carbohydrates: 
13 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
3 mg
Fiber: 
2 g
Sugar: 
7 g
Yield: 
Makes 5 cups

Comments on this Recipe

These spiced nuts were a big hit during the holidays; Gave some as gifts; even some to my veterinarian who is vegan;

I have made this recipe so many times as gifts and holiday snacks. They have become a family favorite for vegans and those needing gluten free snacks too.

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