Pumpkin Pie Spiced and Sugared Nuts

Oh my goodness, these are so good! I saw the idea in a book, but no recipe, so I found an Emeril recipe for spiced nuts and modified it. They turned out so delicious, and they are just perfect for this time of year!

pumpkin pie spiced nuts, Pumpkin Pie Spiced and Sugared Nuts,

Here is what you need:

pumpkin pie spiced nuts, Pumpkin Pie Spiced and Sugared Nuts,

2 cups of raw nuts (I used 1 cup of pecan halves and 1 cup of whole almonds.)
2 Tablespoons butter
2 Tablespoons water
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
pinch or two of salt

Toast the nuts in a dry pan for about 5 minutes over medium low heat, while stirring so they don’t burn.

pumpkin pie spiced nuts, Pumpkin Pie Spiced and Sugared Nuts,

When done, pour them into a separate container. Put all the rest of the ingredients in your hot pan, (Be CAREFUL with the water; it spatters.)  and stir for about 2 minutes till it thickens.

pumpkin pie spiced nuts, Pumpkin Pie Spiced and Sugared Nuts,

Pour the nuts back in the pan and stir well while cooking for 2 minutes more.

pumpkin pie spiced nuts, Pumpkin Pie Spiced and Sugared Nuts,

Then pour the nuts onto a foil lined cookie sheet, spreading them out, and let sit till cooled.

pumpkin pie spiced nuts, Pumpkin Pie Spiced and Sugared Nuts,

You’re ready to enjoy!

pumpkin pie spiced nuts, Pumpkin Pie Spiced and Sugared Nuts,
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Pumpkin Pie Spiced and Sugared Nuts

Course Dessert, Snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Author Joyful Homemaking

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of raw nuts I used 1 cup of pecan halves and 1 cup of whole almonds.
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • pinch or two of salt

Instructions

  • Toast the nuts in a dry pan for about 5 minutes over medium low heat, while stirring so they don’t burn.
  • When done, pour them into a separate container. Put all the rest of the ingredients in your hot pan, (Be CAREFUL with the water; it spatters.) and stir for about 2 minutes till it thickens.
  • Pour the nuts back in the pan and stir well while cooking for 2 minutes more.
  • Then pour the nuts onto a foil lined cookie sheet, spreading them out, and let sit till cooled.
  • Keep in a sealed container.

They are so good and not easy to stop eating!
Keep in a sealed container.

pumpkin pie spiced nuts, Pumpkin Pie Spiced and Sugared Nuts,

Hope you try them!