Sugar and Spice Nuts

These nuts taste like a little bit of heaven! My husband couldn’t stop eating these. They’re very easy to make, but don’t make them when it’s humid out or they won’t dry well.

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  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoons cloves, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoons allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoons nutmeg
  • 2 cup pecan halves
  • 1-1/2 cup whole almonds



Preheat oven to 250 degrees. In a large bowl, mix together everything but nuts. Add the nuts and stir until coated well. Spread evenly onto a greased cookie sheet or baking pan. Bake for 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread out on waxed paper to cool. Store in an airtight container.

recipe by

Amy C.


Amy Allen Clark has been the driving force behind MomAdvice since 2004. In addition to running a successful community for women and running after her two kids, she has appeared on The Early Show, and in Parents magazine, Redbook, Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food, MSN Money and The New York Times.