Flavored Nut Recipes

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February 7, 2012
Mixed Nuts in a BowlThis recipe calls for using Splenda, but you could probably use white sugar instead. Very simple to make, and you can choose the combination of nuts according to your taste or what you happen to have on-hand. I only had blanched almonds when I made this, and they turned out well and are not too sweet.


  • 3/4 cup pecan halves
  • 3/4 cup walnut halves
  • 1/2 cup whole blanched almonds
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup granulated Splenda
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon


Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Spray a 15x10x1 inch pan with cooking spray.

Combine nuts in a mixing bowl; add egg white, tossing to coat.

Combine Splenda and cinnamon; sprinkle over nuts, tossing to coat. Spread mixture evenly in prepared pan.

Bake for 30 minutes, or until nuts are toasted, stirring every 10 minutes. Cool on wax paper. Store in an airtight tin.

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes


By Maryeileen from Brooklyn, OH

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October 26, 2009

Dress up peanuts with your favorite BBQ sauce flavor. So easy! Place barbecue sauce, melted butter and peanuts in a large bowl.


Stir until peanuts are well coated and then spread evenly in to a greased 13x9 inch baking pan/dish.

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January 17, 2011

Prepare a baking sheet by lining it with aluminum foil, and preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.

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June 4, 2008

Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Line baking sheet with foil. Coat with no-stick cooking spray. In a large saucepan, combine nuts, water and sugar. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally.


Boil and stir for 5 minutes. With a slotted spoon, carefully remove nuts. Spread on prepared baking sheet in a single layer.

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November 22, 2005

Heat oil in 8 inch skillet over medium heat. Cook garlic in oil, stirring occasionally, until garlic is golden brown; remove garlic and discard. Stir peanuts and chili powder into skillet...

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July 22, 2010

I have been searching for a recipe for "Circus Peanuts". Does anyone have the recipe? I know where to purchase them, but I want to know how to make them.

By Mary Pallister from Atascadero, CA


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July 22, 20100 found this helpful

Go to: and see if it's there. I've had unbelievable luck. The man that runs the site calls himself 'Phaedrus finder of lost recipes'.


Good luck!

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July 24, 20100 found this helpful

Thanks for that website Metroplex!

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August 1, 20100 found this helpful

Here is a link to a recipe for making the Circus Peanuts candies. I have not made the recipe.
Scroll down the page to a recipe by annabella1.

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August 3, 20100 found this helpful

This is not a recipe for making the circus peanuts, just a recipe for making jello out of circus peanuts.
Please, just the recipe on how to make the circus peanuts. From now on, please read the recipe before sending any feedback.

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February 15, 2011

Does anyone have a recipe or any ideas of how I can use a little over a pound of raw Spanish peanuts? I am not interested in peanut brittle, but maybe just roasting in the oven or something of that sort. I would appreciate any feedback. Thank you.

By it' from NE PA/USA


February 16, 20110 found this helpful

Roast raw shelled peanuts in a single layer on a cookie sheet in a preheated 350 degree oven for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, then salt to taste. Roast raw, unshelled peanuts for 30 to 35 minutes.

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February 17, 20110 found this helpful

You can share some with the squirrels and birds ;-) Or toast them in a skillet and add to salads and if you like low heat spicy you might like this recipe for yummy snacking.


Wasabi Nuts

1 lb shelled whole salted nuts
3 tbsp wasabi powder (if you use wasabi paste do not use the 1 Tbsp of water)
1 tbsp water
2 tsp cornstarch
1 egg white

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a roasting pan with foil, lightly greased. Stir the wasabi powder and water together to make a paste in a large bowl, add cornstarch and stir just until blended. Whisk in egg white until foamy, add nuts and toss well to coat. Spread nuts in a single layer in roasting pan and bake, gently turning two or three times, for 30 to 40 minutes or until nuts are roasted and dry.
Allow to cool before serving. The nuts will stay fresh in an airtight container for about a week.

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February 18, 20110 found this helpful

You could put them in the food processor to make peanut butter, if you'd like.
15 oz. Peanuts (brown skin removed is best.)
1 teaspoon Kosher salt


1 1/2 teaspoons peanut oil
1 1/2 teaspoons honey
Add everything except for your oil. Process for about 1 1/2 minutes. Scrape sides then turn back on and add your oil slowly while it is processing. (approx. 2 minutes.
If you find this mixture too thin for your liking, add more peanuts. If you find it too thick, add a bit more honey.

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May 6, 2007

My Candied Walnuts are seizing up! I got a really simple recipe for spicy candied walnuts, for my salads and snacking. I made a small batch the first time and really liked them, they came out with that hard crack type shell. I tried another recipe that the sugar crystallizes on the nut, didn't like it so much.

So I made the regular size batch and it didn't work out that well. I used everything the way I was supposed to but the caramelized sugar/cayenne/salt/oil mixture seized up into a candy type stuff. Now don't get me wrong, this spicy sweet candy pieces are good, but I want it all over my walnuts!

What happened? And what can I do different next time?

Michawn from Morgan Hill, CA


By D (Guest Post)
November 30, 20070 found this helpful

You need to monitor the sugars temperature. You had reached hardboil stage. Lower the heat a bit. Go to this website and it will show you how to properly cook the sugar mixture.

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September 21, 2018

Spiced pecans offer the perfect balance of spicy and sweet. If you haven't had this variety, here are some recipes to try. This is a page about spiced pecans.

Spiced Pecans on a cookie sheet.

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February 27, 2017

Spiced almonds are a tasty and healthy treat for any time of year. This is a page about spiced almond recipes.

A pile of cinnamon toasted almonds with a scoop.

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