Honey Roasted Nuts

I make these candied honey roasted nuts and keep them in an air-tight container for a few weeks. I’ve tried this recipe a few ways, with pecans, walnuts, and almonds. It’s nice to have these on-hand to brighten otherwise potentially dull meals. Sometimes, when there isn’t much time I will pull this recipe together and make a plate with a few chunks of cheese, some fresh fruit, some crackers, and voila, it’s dinnertime!

Please note: these candied nuts get sticky. It’s just the way it is. You’ll always find ways to use them. If you have a dehydrator you may want to experiment with this recipe using the dehydrator.

candied honey roasted nuts on cheese platter

Ways to serve Candied Nuts

  • As a snack for guests with cocktails
  • On a fruit and cheese plate with your favorite meats
  • Companion to vegetable bread
  • On top of a Spinach Fruit Salad or your favorite salad
  • Add candied nuts to your very favorite dessert
I make these candied nuts and keep them in an air-tight container for a week or two. They get a little sticky, but I like that! I always find ways to use them. As a snack, for our guests with cocktails, to spice up a salad or garnish a favorite soup.

Make this Candied Honey Roasted Nut Recipe your own

  • If you want to make it more interesting add a shake or two of cayenne pepper, or dried herbs like rosemary, for a sweet/savory combination.
  • Try some Old Bay Seasoning
  • Use almonds, cashews or peanuts in place of pecans
I make these candied nuts and keep them in an air-tight container for a week or two. They get a little sticky, but I like that! I always find ways to use them. As a snack, for our guests with cocktails, to spice up a salad or garnish a favorite soup.

How to make Honey Roasted Nuts

It’s easy to make this Honey Roasted Nuts Recipe. Let’s first take a look at the ingredients:

  • Unsalted butter
  • Whole pecans, almonds, walnuts
  • Sea salt
  • Waxing Kara honey
  • Raw sugar
  • Optional Old Bay Seasoning

These ingredients come together beautifully. This is a very easy recipe to make. Preheat the oven to 350F. Line a large rimmed cookie sheet with parchment.

Add nuts and sprinkle pepper. Mix until coated. Remove from heat. Spread nuts in a single layer over the baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes to dry.

Remove from oven and let nuts cool for 5 minutes. Sprinkle the cooling nuts with the raw sugar and salt mixture.

Place the nuts on parchment paper and allow to cool.

Honey Roasted Nuts on white

Storing Honey Roasted Nuts

This honey-roasted nuts recipe will keep for up to a week when stored properly. Keep them sealed in an airtight container. These are the best honey roasted nuts because you can also freeze them! Simply place them in a freezer-safe container or in freezer bags and place them in the freezer. They will keep up to 2 months in the freezer.

Nuts a few ways

This spicy nut mix is just a little different from this candied nut recipe, as it comes with a little kick! Enjoy.

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Spicy Honey Nut Mix

This Spicy Nut Mix made with our honey really has a kick of sweet heat! Roasted with our Eastern Shore Honey, these nuts are crunchy and sweet and are the perfect on-the-go snack for day trips.

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Feeling a little nutty? How bout saucy? Try this honey nut fudge sauce on for size. It’s pretty amazing.

Make this Honey Nut Fudge Sauce for our Sexy Brownies recipe!

Honey Nut Fudge Sauce

This Honey Nut Fudge Sauce is good on just about anything, however, it was specially designed for our famous Sexy Brownie Sundae

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Perhaps you would like a little granola with your nuts? Or a few nuts with your granola. Whatever the case, this is a nutty granola recipe that leads to feeling satisfied after breakfast.

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Honey Nut Granola

This simple granola aims to please nut lovers everywhere; it’s rich, nutty, and sweet, so we cover all the food groups!

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These Honey Nut Balls are just another way to add nuts to your diet in delicious and surprising ways!

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Honey Nut Balls

Keep these honey nutballs in your freezer at the ready for the holidays or special occasions. I keep them around for a little treat when I need one. They are great for some energy just before a workout, or for breakfast.

Check out this recipe

I make these candied nuts and keep them in an air-tight container for a week or two. They get a little sticky, but I like that! I always find ways to use them. As a snack, for our guests with cocktails, to spice up a salad or garnish a favorite soup.

Candied Honey Roasted Nuts

Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candied nuts, honey roasted nuts
Servings: 6
Calories: 414kcal
Versatile and simple to make you can keep these around in an airtight container to use in salads, on cheese plates, or even on dessert.

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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 1/2 c pecans whole
  • 1 tbsp. fine sea salt
  • 1/4 c Waxing Kara Honey
  • 1/4 c raw sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F. Line a large rimmed cookie sheet with parchment.
  • Mix salt and sugar.
  • Melt butter and honey in skillet over medium heat, until it’s just liquid.
  • Add nuts and sprinkle pepper. Mix until coated. Remove from heat. Spread nuts in a single layer over the baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes to dry.
  • Remove from oven and let nuts cool for 5 minutes. Top with raw sugar and salt mixture.
  • Place the nuts on parchment paper and allow to cool.

Nutrition

Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 956mg | Potassium: 176mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 208IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg

About the Author

kara

Kara waxes about the bees, creates and tests recipes with her friend Joyce, and does her best to share what she’s learned and continues to learn about the bees, honey, ingredients we use and more.

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