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Sugar Free Candied Spiced Nuts

4.54 from 13 votes
Made of a mix of my favorite nuts, seeds, and aromatic spices, my Sugar Free Candied Spiced Nuts perfect to nibble on this holiday.

Hi Bold Bakers!

In the midst of the holiday season it’s really important to have a few healthy snacks up your sleeve! My Sugar Free Candied Spiced Nuts are nothing short of addicting, but healthy enough to keep you on track. Made of a mix of my favorite nuts and seeds, then tossed in a mix of aromatic spices and toasted to perfection, these are the perfect thing to nibble on between big holiday meals or even give as gifts.

Made with no sugar and no added oils, these spiced nuts are what you’re looking for!

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How to Make Those Spiced Nuts You Love — Sugar Free

Whipping up my Sugar Free Candied Spiced Nuts up takes no more than 10 minutes!

I combine my favorite raw nuts and seeds with just 1 whipped egg white, a little bit of Lakanto Maple Syrup, and my favorite spices.  After combining everything in a big bowl, I pop them in the oven for abut 30 minutes. When the nuts are done, they are toasted, crisp, and form lovely little clusters. The egg white will be completely cooked, so no reason to fear if you’ve never used it to make toasted nuts before. The egg white really just adds protein and crunch.

After pulling them out of the oven, I like to let the nuts cool before breaking them into bit size clusters, and that’s all there is to it. The combination of sweet, spicy, and nutty is festive and satisfying, no need for any added sugar or flavorings.

What If I Can’t Eat Nuts?

To make my Sugar Free Candied Spiced Nuts, I used a mix of pecans, almond, walnuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, and sunflower seeds. I really like the variety here but feel free to use any combination of nuts you like. If you can’t eat nuts, you can make this with your favorite seeds and they will still come out perfect!

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What Spices Can I Use?

Personally, I use a yellow curry powder and then add cinnamon to keep them on the sweet side as opposed to savory, but feel free to use any spice mix you like. From Chinese 5 spice to a Masala blend, these nuts will be delicious. If you’d like to make them on the savory side, I suggest using a smokey blend and some salt. The nuts are really a blank canvas so feel free to use whatever you like.

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Sugar Free Candied Spiced Nuts Recipe

4.54 from 13 votes
Made of a mix of my favorite nuts, seeds, and aromatic spices my Sugar Free Candied Spiced Nuts perfect to nibble on this holiday.
Author: Olivia Crouppen
Servings: 6
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Total Time 26 mins
Made of a mix of my favorite nuts, seeds, and aromatic spices my Sugar Free Candied Spiced Nuts perfect to nibble on this holiday.
Author: Olivia Crouppen
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • 2-4 tablespoons Lakanto Maple Syrup, maple Syrup or honey, depending on how sweet you like your nuts
  • 2 cups, (4ozs/125g) mixed nuts or seeds, of your choice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons yellow curry powder, or masala curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 300°F (150°C) then line a large baking tray with parchment paper, then set aside. 
  • In a large bowl, whisk the egg white until light and fluffy, then add in the Lakanto maple syrup and whisk until combined. 
  • Add the spices into the egg white mixture, followed by the nuts. Fold the nuts into the spiced egg white mixture until completely coated. 
  • Transfer the nuts to the prepared baking tray and bake for 30 to 35 minutes until fully toasted and crisp.
  • Allow to cool slightly then toss to break up the nuts. 
  • Cover and store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 10 days. 

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Sugar Free Candied Spiced Nuts Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 484 Calories from Fat 360
% Daily Value*
Fat 40g62%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 84mg4%
Potassium 501mg14%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 62mg6%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Gaelicbaker
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Gaelicbaker
3 months ago

I tried this and my nuts came out crunchy but not sweet at all!

jama
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jama
5 months ago

how many carbs net?

Janner
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Janner
5 months ago

cant wait to try!

Claudia Maurer
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Claudia Maurer
7 months ago

Could you please explain more your comment on adding garlic powder or ranch seasoning? Is it in place of the curry? Or? Thank you!!

Colder by the Lake
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Colder by the Lake
11 months ago

Great recipe! Used almonds and they turned out perfect. Using for the New Year’s party tonight!

Pratima Lakhani
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Pratima Lakhani
11 months ago

How can I make this without egg?

Baker 34
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Baker 34
11 months ago

Perfect! Love them. Thanks SO much for the fabulous recipie!

Husain
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Husain
11 months ago

Hi dear can i roast it on stove top rather than in oven,if yes for how long and on very low flame or medium flame

Julie12
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11 months ago

OMG! I love candies nuts but always a little hesitant to make them since they include so much sugar and now I found your amazing sugar free ones! I don’t have curry spice so I am just going to leave it out.

Kathi
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Kathi
11 months ago

Gemma, what else could I use instead of curry?
This sounds delicious. I just started keto diet program. Will be great addition to Christmas appetisers

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