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Recipe Spicy Chilli Maple Nuts

For those who like their sweet with a bit of a kick, these nuts are a spectacular balance of the two! If you're preparing for a party, may as well just go ahead and double the recipe.

You will need

Serves 6

  • 1 cup each of walnuts, cashews, and pecans
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper

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Directions

5 mins to prep

15 mins to cook

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 180°C and line a baking tray with parchment paper.

  2. Step 2

    Place all ingredients into a bowl, and mix well to combine. Spread over the lined tray and toast for 10 minutes. Then stir the nuts, and toast for another 5-10 minutes until glossy.

  3. Step 3

    Remove nuts from the oven, and cool on a separate plate. Once they have cooled completely, store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Variation

Add a 1/2 teaspoon of finely chopped rosemary to the mix for a great twist on this flavour combo!