Candied Cinnamon and Sugar Nut Mix {Edible Gift Giving}

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 7-8 1x
  • Category: Snack, Nuts


Candied Cinnamon and Sugar Nut Mix makes a great edible gift to give this holiday season!



  • 1 cup cashews, unsalted
  • 3 cups pecans, unsalted
  • 3 cups almonds, unsalted
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 TBSP water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons salt


  1. Preheat oven to 300F degrees.
  2. Line two baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat and set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl mix together cashews, almonds and pecans. Set aside.
  4. Using a mixer beat together egg whites and water on medium-high until stiff peaks form (about 5 minutes).
  5. Add cinnamon, sugar, salt and combine.
  6. Pour the sugar mixture over the nuts and mix well, making sure to coat all nuts. Spread nuts over the baking sheet distributing evenly.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes, stirring twice. Allow to cool completely before eating.


Feel free to use whatever nut mixture you want or just one kind of nut.[br]You can half this recipe if you want a smaller portion.[br]This nut mixture stores great at room temperate in an air tight container for a few weeks.