Gingerbread spiced nuts

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5 min


35 min


6 cups

* PLUS cooling time
Gingerbread spiced nuts

Gingerbread spiced nuts. (Photo, Erik Putz.)

Enhance your store-bought nuts with sweetness and seasoning. With some holiday-inspired spices, this snack-time recipe will be a fast favourite.


  • 1 egg whites
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 6 cups assorted nuts, such as cashews, slmonds, pecans and walnuts


  • PREHEAT oven to 300F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment.
  • WHISK egg white in a large bowl until foamy. Whisk in sugar, cinnamon, ginger and salt. Add nuts and stir until coated. Scrape onto prepared sheet. Spread nuts out in a single layer.
  • BAKE in centre of oven for 15 min. Reduce heat to 250F. Bake until nuts are dry to the touch, 15 more min. Transfer pan to a rack to cool completely. Break nuts apart. Store in an airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week.

Nutrition (per tbsp)

  • Calories
  • 100,
  • Protein
  • 3 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5 g,
  • Fat
  • 9 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 35 mg.