- Course: Appetizers
- Yield : 22
- Servings : 22
- Prep Time : 20m
- Cook Time : 45m
- Ready In : 1:5 h
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These nuts are wonderful for entertaining or just plain snacking. You can use any nuts such as pecans, walnuts or almonds. If using almonds, blanch the nuts.
- 1 egg white
- 1 tbsp water
- 2 cups whole nuts (if using almonds, blanch the nuts)
- 2 tsp chili powder
- 1/2 tsp ground cumin
- 1/2 tsp red pepper or cayenne
- 1/4 tsp salt
- vegetable spray
Allow egg to sit on counter to reach room temperature prior to beginning. Preheat oven to 275 degrees.
Separate yolk from egg and beat egg white and water in medium bowl until foamy.
Add nuts, folding gently to coat in mixture.
Thoroughly combine chili powder, cumin, red pepper, and salt.
Add to nut mixture, folding well to coat evenly.
Spray baking sheet with cooking spray. Spread nut mixture in a single layer onto the baking sheet.
Bake for 45 minutes. Transfer nuts to wax paper and allow to cool.
Break nuts apart and store in an air-tight container.