Spicy orange nuts

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ cup Unsifted powdered sugar
2 tablespoons Cornstarch
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
¾ teaspoon Cloves
¼ teaspoon Allspice
⅛ teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Freshly grated orange peel.
2 \N Egg whites, slightly beaten
3 tablespoons Freshley squeezed orange juice
2 cups Walnut or pecan halves

From: Arizona Cookbook

Sift together sugar, cornstarch, spices and salt. Stir in grated peel.

Blend egg whites with orange juice; stir in nuts, coating each half completely. Drain thoroughly. Then roll in sugar mixture to coat well.

Spread on cookie sheet. Do not allow nuts to touch. Bake at 250 for 20 to 25 minutes (or until dry). Cool before storing in container.

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