Spiced California Walnuts

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Ingredients (6)

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tbsp. water
  • 2 cups California walnut halves and pieces
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. allspice

Create simply delicious spiced walnut snacks and appetizers. Adjust the ingredients to create savory, hot or sweet delights.


  1. 1Preheat oven to 225°F and line a large shallow baking pan with foil.
  2. 2Combine the egg white and water. Beat until foamy.
  3. 3Add the walnuts and toss to coat.
  4. 4Pour the mixture into a strainer and let drain 2-3 minutes.
  5. 5Combine sugar, cinnamon and allspice in a plastic or paper bag, shaking the bag to mix.
  6. 6Add the walnuts; hold the bag shut and shake vigorously to coat the nuts.
  7. 7Spread nuts in one layer on the prepared baking sheet.
  8. 8Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  9. 9Cool completely, stirring occasionally and breaking nuts apart if stuck together.
  10. 10Don’t worry if they stick to the foil, it is easy to peel them off.
  11. 11Store in a tightly-capped jar.
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