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Sweet, Salty, Spicy Party Nuts

Skill Level: Beginner

10 min Prep
27 min Total
price per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 208
Protein 4.3g
Total Carbohydrates 12.3g
Dietary Fiber 2.1g
Net Carbohydrates 10.2g
Sugar 7.4g
Total Fat 17.3g
Saturated Fat 2.3g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 1.9mg
Sodium 149.0mg
SmartPoints® 7.0


  • 1 spray cooking spray
  • 1 cup walnuts, halved
  • 1 cup halved pecans
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red (cayenne) pepper
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 Tablespoon butter


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees ┬░F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and lightly coat with cooking spray.
  2. Combine walnut halves, pecan halves, almonds, and cashews in a large bowl. Add salt, black pepper, cumin, and cayenne pepper; toss to coat.
  3. Heat sugar, water, and butter in a small saucepan over medium heat until the butter is melted. Cook for 1 minute and remove from heat. Slowly pour butter mixture over the bowl of nuts and stir to coat.
  4. Transfer nuts to the prepared baking sheet and spread into a single layer.
  5. Bake nuts in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Stir nuts until the warm syrup coats every nut. Spread into a single layer, return to the oven, and bake until nuts are sticky and roasted, about 6 minutes. Allow to cool before serving.

Price Per Serving based on average national price: excludes store savings and local grocery store pricing