Recipe~ Chaud Noix/Hot Nuts

Oui, I found this recipe in France.

Since I have been home, I have made 4 batches of it.

It is easy and flavorful.Translated, it means Hot Nuts.

You can taste a bit of heat with each bite…..Chaud!

Enjoy, Valentine


2  cups mixed, raw nuts, any combination

1 Tablespoon unsalted butter, melted

3 Tablespoons brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 1/2 Tablespoons pure maple syrup

1 teaspoon Fleur de Sel

2 cups of mini pretzel twists


Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Spread nuts on baking sheet and roast for 10 min, stirring once.

In medium bowl, mix together, melted butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, and maple syrup.

Add the hot nuts to the above mixture. Add the salt and pretzels. Stir till well coated.

Spread the mixture back on baking sheet.

Return to oven and bake for 15 min stirring once or twice during  cooking.

Remove from oven and cool completely,

Separating the nuts and pretzels as they cool.

This mixture can be stored in a container for one week.

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