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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Cookbook - Appetizers

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Spiced Nuts

  • 1 1/4 pounds cashew nuts
  • 2 tbsp coarsely chopped fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne
  • 2 tsp dark brown sugar
  • 2 tsp kosher salt*
  • 1 tbsp melted butter*


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Place the nuts on an ungreased baking sheet and bake for about 10 minutes until they are warmed through.
  3. Meanwhile, combine the rosemary, pepper, sugar, salt and butter in a large bowl. Toss the warm nuts with the rosemary mixture until the nuts are completely coated.
  4. Serve warm.

*Substitute butter with Lighter Bake or margarine. Try a sodium free product such as Mrs. Dash to replace salt.