This nut and pretzel mix is addictive! It’s perfect for cocktail nibbles or that upcoming Super Bowl party. It’s super easy and customizable to your favorite nut combinations.
Makes 5 cups
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
3 cups mixed (unsalted) nuts, fancy whole almonds, fancy whole cashews, pecan halves, whole hazelnuts, walnut halves (Miss Party’s favorite combination is pecans, cashews and almonds)
2 cups mini pretzel twists
2 Tablespoons melted butter
4 Tablespoons dark brown sugar
2 Tablespoons pure maple syrup
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon Kosher or sea salt
1) Spread nuts on baking sheet and warm them for 5 minutes.
2) In a medium bowl, mix melted butter, brown sugar, syrup, all spices EXCEPT SALT.
3) Add nuts to the mixture, stirring until completely coated. Add the pretzel twists and salt and gently mix together.
4) Spread the mixture back onto the baking sheet in one even layer. Roast for 15-18 minutes. Stir twice during baking time. Remove sheet from the oven and cool. Break up and separate the pretzel/nut mixture several times during the cooling time.
Store nut mix in an airtight container for up to one week.
Adaptation of a recipe from David Leibovitz.