Candied Spiced Walnuts

for those seeking a little sugar and spice


¼ cup brown sugar

1 tsp sea salt

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp ground cayenne

1 egg white

1 tsp vanilla extract

1.5 cups black walnuts

1.5 cups walnuts

½ cup pecans (optional)


  • Heat oven to 300 degrees.
  • In a small bowl, whisk brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, and cayenne together.
  • In a large bowl, whisk egg whites and vanilla until combined.
  • Add walnuts (and optional pecans) to the egg white mixture and stir until evenly coated.
  • Add brown sugar mixture to egg white mixture and toss until coated.
  • Spread on baking sheet and cook for 20 minutes