Candied Nuts (Quick, Easy Recipe)
5 from 2 votes

Classic Candied Nuts Recipe

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
55 mins

Learn how to make candied nuts recipe with simple ingredients. Use this quick and easy recipe to make 3 different flavors. Great as snack or homemade gift during Christmas holiday season!

Servings: 4 Cups
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Calories: 950 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz


  • 2 cups Pecans
  • 1 cup Almonds
  • 1 cup Walnuts
  • ½ cup Sugar Granulated
  • ½ cup Brown sugar
  • 1 Egg white From large egg
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp Water


  1. In a mixing bowl, mix together the egg white, water and vanilla extract until the mixture becomes frothy.
  2. Add brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon, salt and mix everything together until just combined,
  3. Add all the nuts and mix everything with a spatula until they are properly coated.
  4. Spread the nuts on a cookie tray lined with parchment paper. Make sure they are properly spread out and not sticking together.
  5. Bake at 300 degrees for 40-45 minutes. Make sure to stir everything with a spoon every 15 minutes.
  6. Once the nuts have cooled down to room temperature, pack them in a sealed airtight container and use within 1 month.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Classic Candied Nuts Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 950 Calories from Fat 648
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 72g 111%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Sodium 312mg 13%
Potassium 632mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 72g 24%
Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
Sugars 55g
Protein 17g 34%
Vitamin A 0.6%
Vitamin C 1.1%
Calcium 20%
Iron 21.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.