Cinnamon spiced nuts

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Walnut; Halves
2 cups Boiling Water
2 cups Superfine Sugar
1 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Nutmeg
2 tablespoons Cinnamon
2 teaspoons Ginger
½ teaspoon Cloves
1 teaspoon Allspice
2 teaspoons Orange Peel
2 \N Whole Egg Whites
2 tablespoons Water
1 cup Pecan Halves
½ cup Almonds; Blanched

1. Drop walnuts into boiling water and simmer 10 minutes. Drain.

2. Sift sugar, salt and spices together 2 or 3 times to blend well.

3. Beat egg whites until frothy; add the 2 tablespoons water and orange peel and mix well.

4. Add walnuts, pecans, and almonds; stir to coat well with egg white mixture.

5. Drain in colander.

6. Make a shallow layer of the spiced sugar mixture on a cookie sheet.

7. Separate nuts and spread in a single layer over sugar.

8. Bake in 200 degree oven 2½ to 3 hours.

9. Be sure the oven is not over 200 degrees.

10. Remove from oven and while warm break into small pieces, allow 2 to 3 nuts to each piece.

Yield 4 cups.

Recipe by: diane@...

Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 197 by "Diane Geary" <diane@...> on Nov 4, 1997

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