Friday, December 2, 2011

Java Nuts


Java Nuts

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
  • 1 large egg white
  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso granules
  • 4 cups walnut halves

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon, and salt; mix well and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat egg white and instant espresso granules until dissolved and frothy. Fold nuts into coffee mixture and toss until evenly coated.
  4. Sprinkle nuts with cinnamon-sugar mixture, and mix until evenly coated.
  5. Spread walnuts on prepared baking sheet. Bake 5 minutes, stir nuts and continue baking for 5 more minutes, or until dry to the touch.
  6. Remove from oven, loosen walnuts from tray and let cool. Store in an airtight container.


Makes about 4 cups.

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