You know you salivate at the smell of freshly roasted nuts at the stadium or mall. Now you can fill your home with those intoxicating aromas by making homemade roasted nuts. Plus they won’t cost you an arm and a leg!
What you’ll need:
Stovetop Oven Roaster – makes candied nuts in minutes and roasts two cups per batch.
You can always make your nut glaze, but this is a fool-proof easy way to make them.
Serve your treats in an adorable, perfectly-sized nut roaster bag.
- 2 cups nuts
- 1/4 cup pure maple syrup*
- 2 slices fully cooked bacon, crumbled
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)
- *Any corn syrup based syrup will not crystallize and is not recommended.
- Spread nuts evenly on the bottom of the pan.
- Pour maple syrup evenly over the nuts and stir to coat.
- Sprinkle crumbled bacon and cayenne pepper over the coated nuts. Stir.
- Place pan on burner and set to medium.
- Stir continually until nuts crystallize.
- Pour nuts onto baking sheet to cool.
- DO NOT attempt to eat the nuts until they are completely cooled. Sure, they smell amazing, but you will burn your tongue! Seriously, don?t do it!
- To store, be sure nuts are thoroughly cooled and then put in airtight containers. Refrigerate to retain freshness or freeze for future use.
To reheat for serving:
- Microwave: Spread 1/4 pound of glazed nuts on a ﬂat plate and cover with paper towel. Heat on lowest power setting for 2 1/2 minutes,rotating plate half-way through heating. Increase time to 3 1/2 minutes for 1/2 pound.
- Conventional Oven: Preheat Oven to 250?. Spread 1/4 pound of glazed nuts on a non-stick cookie sheet and cover with aluminum foil.Heat at 250? for approximately 7 minutes; increase time to 10 minutes for 1/2 pound.