Cayenne-Spiced Roasted Nuts

This savory mix of nuts and seeds is crunchy perfection.

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




Spice mix

  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp. sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. ground allspice, optional

Roasted nuts

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


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
  • Carbohydrate Content 13 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 16 g
  • Fiber Content 2 g
  • Protein Content 5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 2 g
  • Sodium Content 3 mg
  • Sugar Content 7 g