Swedish Nuts

Swedish Nuts

Enjoy these crunchy baked nuts for an easy make-ahead snack - ready in 40 minutes. Perfect for gift-giving!

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egg white, slightly beaten
cups pecan or walnut halves
cup sugar
teaspoons ground cardamom
  1. Heat oven to 300°F. Grease 15x10x1-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray. In medium bowl, mix egg white and pecan halves until pecans are coated and sticky.
  2. In small bowl, mix sugar and cardamom; sprinkle over pecans. Stir until pecans are completely coated. Spread pecans in single layer in pan.
  3. Bake about 30 minutes or until toasted. Cool completely, or serve slightly warm. Store tightly covered up to 3 weeks.
Makes 8 servings (1/4 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
New Twist
Ground cinnamon can be substituted for the cardamom; both spices are perfect for the holidays.
From the Heart
Unique food gifts are such a nice surprise. A bag of these nuts along with an excellent blue cheese, bottled vinaigrette dressing and fresh pears is the start of a spectacular salad. All that's needed is the greens.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 220
    • (Calories from Fat 160),
  • Total Fat 18g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 5mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.