Honey-Chili Spiced Walnuts

Honey-Chili Spiced Walnuts

Simple spiced walnuts recipe perfect for snacking, that can be made in minutes.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups California walnut halves
  • 1 large egg white
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chipotle chili powder, or to taste
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne or to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk the egg whites until foamy; add the honey and whisk again to combine. Add walnuts, tossing well.
  3. In another medium bowl combine the paprika, cumin, chili powder, salt and optional cayenne, stir to combine. Sprinkle the spice mixture over the nuts, stirring and tossing well to coat evenly.
  4. Spread the coated nuts in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet, separating the walnuts as much as possible with a fork. Bake for 15 minutes. Stir and return to the oven until the coating is dry, another 20 minutes. Let cool.
  5. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 month.