Recipes and Cooking Sweet-and-Hot Nuts 4.1 (16) Spice up any combination of nuts with this sweet and spicy seasoning mix. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 2 hrs Cool Time: 60 mins Total Time: 3 hrs 15 mins Servings: 22 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup whole cashews 1 cup whole almonds, toasted* 1 cup pecan halves, toasted* 1 cup hazelnuts, toasted and skins removed* ½ cup sugar ⅓ cup butter, melted 1 teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground cloves ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper Directions Place nuts in a 2- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker. In a small bowl combine sugar, butter, ginger, salt, cinnamon, cloves, and cayenne pepper. Add nuts to slow cooker; toss to coat. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 2 hours, stirring after 1 hour. Stir nuts again. Spread in a single layer on buttered foil; let cool for at least 1 hour. (Nuts may appear soft after cooking but will crisp upon cooling.) Store in a tightly covered container at room temperature for up to 3 weeks. *To Toast Nuts: Spread nuts in a single layer in a shallow baking pan. Bake in a 350°F oven for 10 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown, watching carefully and stirring once or twice. To remove the papery skin from hazelnuts, rub the nuts with a clean dish towel. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 147 Calories 13g Fat 8g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 22 Calories 147 % Daily Value * Total Fat 13g 17% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 7mg 2% Sodium 73mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 8g 3% Protein 3g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.