Preheat oven to 325 degree F. In a medium saucepan combine jelly, butter, five-spice powder, salt, and pepper sauce. Heat over low heat until jelly is melted. Stir in remaining ingredients until well coated. Pour mixture into a large roasting pan.
Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until cashews are lightly browned, stirring once. Remove from oven. Spread mixture on a large piece of foil to cool. Store in an airtight container up to 3 days. Makes about 6 cups (16 servings).