Baseball Opening Day Candied Cashews

Anita and I are fans of the Cincinnati Reds. That can be tough at times. That’s why these baseball opening day candied cashews were double good. We needed a super-tasty treat to make up for what is destined to be a challenging season for our Reds. I made a big batch just to be sure we got maximum comforting. These crunchy sweet nuts were absolutely delicious and easy to make just in time for the game!

Baseball Opening Day Candied Cashews

I used cashews because, well, they are what you can get a ballpark. But pecan halves would be amazing too. Or make a mix, half cashews, half pecans. Whatever you do, these baseball opening day candied cashews are amazing!

Go Reds!

Baseball Opening Day Candied Cashews
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Baseball Opening Day Candied Cashews

Try this same recipe with pecans too! Or make a mix of your favorite nuts.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword cashews
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Cooling 5 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 169kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cashews whole (or halves if you prefer)
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 teaspoon cold water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 250 F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place the egg white and water into a small bowl beat until the mixture is frothy. Use a whisk or fork.
  • Add the sugar, salt and cinnamon powder and stir to combine. Fold in the nuts, making sure to coat them completely.
  • Transfer to the baking sheet, spreading the nuts out evenly but still touching.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until the mixture starts to brown and the nuts are toasted.
  • Remove from oven and let cool 5 minutes. Break up the nuts and transfer to a bowl for serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 147mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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