This super walnut recipe features a flavorful combo of ingredients that turn plain walnuts into a company-fancy indulgence. Of course, you can treat your gang to a bowl of these easy-to-make nibblers any time, from movie night to game night.
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
1 large egg white
2 tablespoons instant espresso granules
4 cups walnut halves
Preheat oven to 325°F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
In a medium bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon, and salt; mix well and set aside.
In a large bowl, beat egg white and instant espresso granules until dissolved and frothy. Fold nuts into coffee mixture and toss until evenly coated.
Sprinkle nuts with cinnamon-sugar mixture, and mix until evenly coated.
Spread walnuts on prepared baking sheet. Bake 5 minutes, stir nuts and continue baking for 5 more minutes, or until dry to the touch.
Remove from oven, loosen walnuts from tray and let cool. Store in an airtight container.
Makes about 4 cups.