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Slow-Cooker Spiced Mixed Nuts

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 1 hour 50 min. + cooling

Makes

6 cups

What slow cookers do for soups and stews, they’ll do for mixed nuts, too. The scent of spices is delightful, and the nuts are delicious. —Stephanie Loaiza, Layton, Utah
Slow-Cooker Spiced Mixed Nuts Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg white
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup unblanched almonds
  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • 1 cup shelled walnuts
  • 1 cup unsalted cashews
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons water

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk egg white and vanilla until blended; stir in nuts. In a small bowl, mix sugars, spices and salt. Add to nut mixture and toss to coat.
  2. Transfer to a greased 3-qt. slow cooker. Cook, covered, on high 1-1/2 hours, stirring every 15 minutes. Gradually stir in water. Cook, covered, on low 20 minutes.
  3. Spread onto waxed paper; cool completely. Store in airtight containers up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

1/3 cup: 261 calories, 15g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 26mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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