Maple Spiced Nuts

Maple Spiced Nuts

When the holidays roll around you are going to be invited to more than a few parties and if you are looking for a fun dish to bring then you can’t go wrong with some spiced nuts. Most spiced nuts are not a healthy option - loaded with butter or sugar.

This is a nice healthy alternative that has some flavor complexity with a subtle balance of sweet from the maple syrup, a touch of heat from the chile de arbol and then some hints of savory that only a good curry powder can provide.

Best of all this is a super simple recipe that can also be used for office parties or if you want to give a flavorful gift made in your kitchen.

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Ingredients:
  • 2/3 cup almonds, shelled, unsalted, and unroasted or raw
  • 2/3 cup walnut halves, shelled, unsalted, and unroasted or raw
  • 2/3 cup peanuts, shelled, unsalted, and unroasted or raw
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon chile de arbol (or more to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
Instructions:
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees
  2. Combine nuts and seeds in a medium-sized bowl
  3. Add the maple syrup, syrup and spices and mix thoroughly
  4. Spray a baking sheet with non stick spray
  5. Spread the spiced nut mixture on the baking sheet and spread evenly in 1 layer
  6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring once, until nuts are fragrant and lightly toasted
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