Slow-Cooker Brown Sugar Party Nuts

Serve something sweet and spicy for your next party! Enjoy these slow cooked crispy nuts that are perfect snacks.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 5 min
  • Servings 21

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups whole cashews
1 1/2
cups unblanched whole almonds
1 1/2
cups pecan halves
2/3
cup packed brown sugar
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
2
teaspoons chili powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1 Spray 2 1/2- to 3 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix cashews, almonds and pecans. In small bowl, mix remaining ingredients. Pour over nuts; stir until completely coated.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 2 hours, stirring after 1 hour. Lightly grease sheet of waxed paper; spread coated nuts in single layer on waxed paper. Cool completely, about 2 hours.

Expert Tips

These sugary nuts will seem soft as they come out of the slow cooker, but will crisp up as they cool. Store nuts in an airtight container at room temperature up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
85mg
85%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.