Chipotle and Rosemary Roasted Nuts

Total Time:
40 min
15 min
25 min

8 to 10 servings

  • Vegetable oil
  • 3 cups whole roasted unsalted cashews (14 ounces)
  • 2 cups whole walnut halves (7 ounces)
  • 2 cups whole pecan halves (7 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup whole almonds (3 ounces)
  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons ground chipotle powder
  • 4 tablespoons minced fresh rosemary leaves, divided
  • Kosher salt

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Brush a sheet pan generously with vegetable oil. Combine the cashews, walnuts, pecans, almonds, 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil, the maple syrup, brown sugar, orange juice, and chipotle powder on the sheet pan. Toss to coat the nuts evenly. Add 2 tablespoons of the rosemary and 2 teaspoons of salt and toss again.

Spread the nuts in one layer. Roast the nuts for 25 minutes, stirring twice with a large metal spatula, until the nuts are glazed and golden brown. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with 2 more teaspoons of salt and the remaining 2 tablespoons of rosemary.

Toss well and set aside at room temperature, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking as they cool. Taste for seasoning. Serve warm or cool completely and store in airtight containers at room temperature.

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I made 6 batches of these for holiday gifts for friends and family. Simple, easy, memorable and delicious! i was thanked for not giving out cookies and my husband said these were the best thing I have ever cooked. To cut costs, other nuts can be substituted for the pecans. Once they are coasted with the glaze, not much else matters :) I mixed them in a bowl instead of on the sheet- it's easier and less messy. I also used half the salt and baked them at 325 in the convection, stirring at the 10, 15 and 20 mins. Using parchment makes clean up easier and they should be stirred until cool. Amazing! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Awesome! Great gifts for adults who don't care much for the sweets at Christmas time. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are the best! We have made these for 4 years and they have now become a requested tradition!!! The flavors are amazing. We package these up in small clear bags for Christmas and tie them with a beautiful bow to hand out to all of our friends. They love them and have started asking when are we "doing the nuts"! Thanks Ina!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
yum, these are delicious. planning on giving as christmas gifts, so did a trial run today. Didn't use much rosemary, but really like the heat the chipotle powder provides, increase with my next batch. No problem with sticking, just kept stirring them when I took out of the oven. Going to use my coworkers as my guinea pigs…interested to see what they think of the nuts item not reviewed by moderator and published
These really are the best nuts I have ever had! I used a little less salt but they were still very well seasoned and delicious. Made them several times this summer and never had any left. Also since we don't eat almonds I just used an extra half cup of walnuts. This is a great recipe because you can choose the nuts you like and the recipe still works THANK YOU INA!!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are dangerous! Really easy to adapt to the types of nuts you prefer, and the perfect balance of sweet, spicy & savory. Made a batch to take for a weekend getaway with friends, and can't stop snacking on them each time I pass through the kitchen! item not reviewed by moderator and published
these are simply delicious and easy to make. my guests usually want to take the leftovers home with them! Thanks, Ina! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were a big hit. I used an equal amount of mixed nuts instead of just 3 kinds of nuts and I didn't have chipotle powder so I just used mexican chili powder. They were still very good but I can't wait to try them with the smoky flavor as well. Clean up was a breeze since I baked them on a silpat sheet and cooled them on parchment paper. Piece of cake. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are the best nuts! I made four batches this year over the holidays and they are so delicious and make great gifts. I bumped up the chipotle just slightly after the first batch. And I recommend using all the recommended rosemary. Just delicious! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very good and addicting, but I added freshly ground cumin which was a great compliment to the chipotle and orange. Also immediately removed the roasted nuts to cool on non stick cookie sheets, stirred, and they cooled off fast with no sticking. Otherwise, I found they stick like cement to the pan. I also cooked at 325 since I use convection. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I was just calling you to ask which recipe you used at BB. You didn't answer, I happened to scroll down and here you are! What are the odds? item not reviewed by moderator and published

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