Hick­ory Honey Pepp er Nuts

Canadian Living - Holiday Entertaining - - Easy entertaining -

Hands-on time: 15 min­utes

To­tal time: 45 min­utes

Makes: about 4 cups

Just a touch of liq­uid smoke, found in the condi­ment sec­tion of your gro­cery store, adds ir­re­sistibly rich flavour to these sweet­ened nuts. Feel free to use any com­bi­na­tion of nuts; al­monds, cashews, wal­nuts, pe­cans and hazel­nuts are all great op­tions.

⅓ cup packed brown sugar

3 tbsp veg­etable oil

2 tbsp liq­uid honey

1 tsp coarsely ground pep­per

4 cups un­salted mixed nuts

½ tsp salt

½ tsp hick­ory liq­uid smoke

In saucepan, bring brown sugar, oil, honey, pep­per and 3 tbsp wa­ter to boil; cook for 2 min­utes.

In large bowl, toss nuts with brown sugar mix­ture un­til coated; stir in salt and liq­uid smoke. Spread onto parch­ment pa­per–lined bak­ing sheet.

Bake in 375°F oven, stir­ring 3 times, un­til deep golden, 20 to 25 min­utes. Let cool com­pletely on pan, stir­ring and break­ing up nuts of­ten to pre­vent clumps. (Make-ahead: Store in air­tight con­tainer for up to 2 days.) per 1 tbsp: about 58 cal, 1 g pro, 5 g to­tal fat (1 g sat. fat), 3 g carb (1 g di­etary fi­bre, 2 g sugar), 0 mg chol, 19 mg sodium, 45 mg potas­sium. % RDI : 1% cal­cium, 2% iron, 1% fo­late.

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