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Sweet & Spicy Walnuts

Don’t make your taste buds have to choose between sweet or spicy! With this Sweet and Spicy Walnuts recipe, you can have the best of both worlds for a delicious treat. Bundle the walnuts in a clear bag before placing in a cone made of colorful paper. For the final touch, tie with a corresponding bow.
Recipe provided courtesy of Chef Rob Stevens, The Inn at Tres Pinos.
Sweet Spicy Walnuts
  • Ingredients


  1. 4 cups California walnut halves and pieces
  2. 2 egg whites, lightly beaten
  3. 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  4. 2-3 teaspoons cayenne pepper


  • Steps
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Toss walnuts with egg whites.
  3. Mix sugar with cayenne pepper and toss with the walnuts and egg whites.
  4. Spread walnuts on a baking sheet that has been sprayed with cooking oil.
  5. Bake for about 10 to 12 minutes or until walnuts are crisp and caramelized. Let cool and enjoy.
  6. Serve with Seared Filet Mignon with Blue Cheese or as an appetizer, snack or dessert topping.

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Rosemary and Sea Salt Walnuts

This simple toasted walnut snack recipe is great for entertaining or an on-the-go snack you can enjoy anytime.


Rosemary and sea salt walnut


  • Ingredients

  1. 2 tablespoons butter

  2. 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh rosemary

  3. 1 teaspoon smoked black pepper

  4. 3/4 teaspoon sea salt

  5. 2 cups light halves walnuts


  • Steps
  1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Melt butter in a small saucepan; stir in rosemary, pepper and salt. Add walnuts and stir well with a rubber scraper until mixture evenly coats walnuts.

  2. Transfer to a baking sheet and cook for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Let cool completely before storing in an airtight container.


Try create it yourself, it will be a great party snack that everyone is talking about