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A hint of orange extract gives this spiced nuts recipe its citrusy punch. Learn how to roast hazelnuts, then toss them with a variety of warm spices and the extract for a spiced nuts recipe that's great for gifting (or noshing on yourself).

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

15 mins
20 mins
35 mins
5 cups


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with parchment paper or foil. Grease foil, if using. Set pan aside. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine sugar, cinnamon, salt, allspice, ginger, and cloves; set aside.

  • In a bowl, whisk together egg whites, water, and orange extract. Add hazelnuts; toss gently to coat. Transfer nuts to a large colander and let drain for 2 minutes.

  • Add drained hazelnuts to sugar mixture. Seal bag; shake to coat. Spread hazelnuts in an even layer in the prepared baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes. Spread nuts on a large sheet of waxed paper; cool. Transfer nuts to gift bags; seal.

Gift It!

Fill a cone-shape plastic bag with 1 cup of the nuts. Tie the top of the bag with a sheer ribbon.
Finish the package with another sheer ribbon tied through a snowflake or other accent.

Nutrition Facts

159 calories; fat 12g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 11g; mono fat 9g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 8g; protein 3g; sodium 122mg.