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Party Nuts

These sweet and savory party nuts are lightly sweetened, have a touch of spice and are absolutely addicting. They are the perfect snack to serve at a holiday party or make for an easy DIY gift. 
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: party nuts
Servings: 9


  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • 1 cup raw walnuts
  • 1 cup raw pecans
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 3 Tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 heaping Tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves finely chopped


  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Mix maple, salt, cinnamon and cayenne in a small bowl.
    A mixing bowl with maple syrup, salt and cayenne pepper.
  • Add nuts and fresh rosemary and toss to coat.
    Walnuts, almonds, pecans and cashews being mixed with maple syrup, salt and cayenne pepper in a mixing bowl with a spatula.
  • Spread nuts on a baking sheet and roast in oven for 10 minutes, toss and roast for another 5-10 minutes. Nuts are done when they’re fragrant and browning just a bit.
    Sweet and savory party nuts spread on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Let nuts cool completely before serving or transferring to containers for storage or gifting. Store leftover nuts at room temperature in a sealed container.


Serving: 1/4 cup of nuts | Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 162mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g