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Candied Nuts (Paleo)

Candied Nuts (Paleo) - these sweet, crunchy nuts are coated in coconut sugar and make the perfect snack or salad topping.  Also great for gift giving!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 411kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups raw pecans
  • 1 1/2 cups raw cashews
  • 1 egg white
  • 2/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.  Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, beat egg white until frothy.  Add nuts and toss to coat.
  • In a separate bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon, and salt.  
  • Pour sugar over nuts and stir until nuts are completely coated.
  • Spread on the baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes.  Transfer to wax paper to cool and break apart chunks.  Store in an air tight container.


Variation: For Pumpkin Pie Spiced Nuts, add 1 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice to the sugar/cinnamon mixture.


Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 240mg | Potassium: 322mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 2.8mg