Cinnamon Nuts


When fall rolls around, we just want to snack on cinnamon recipes. Luckily, these cinnamon-spiced nuts are here to satisfy those in-between meals cravings.

Cinnamon Nuts
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
6 cups


  • 1 egg white

  • 1 tablespoon water

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 ½ pound walnut halves and/or pecan halves

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 2 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg or 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Grease a 15x10-inch baking pan. In a very large bowl beat together egg white, the water, and vanilla with a fork. Add nuts, tossing to coat.

  2. In a small bowl combine sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Sprinkle sugar mixture over nut mixture, tossing to coat. Spread nuts in the prepared baking pan.

  3. Bake about 40 minutes or until nuts are toasted and crisp, stirring once halfway through baking time. Spread nuts on waxed paper; cool. If necessary, break into pieces.

To Store

Place nuts in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

221 Calories
19g Fat
13g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 221
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 130mg 3%
Folate, total 28.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*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.

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