Monday, July 19, 2010

Honey Roasted Nuts

Pecans - 2 cups
Almonds, Walnuts, Cashews - 1 cup
Water - 4 tbsp
Honey - 4 tbsp
Brown Sugar - 4 tbsp + 2 tbsp
Olive Oil - 1 tsp
pinch of salt

Preheat the oven to 350F. Spread the nuts on a baking sheet and bake for 10 to 15 minutes till the cashews are light brown in color. Remove and cool. Heat a pan, add 2 tbsps of olive oil, 4 tbsps of water, 4 tbsps of brown sugar and 4 tbsps of honey. Do not stir the mixture and let the bubbles form. Then allow it to boil for 1-2 mts. Add 2 tbsps brown sugar and a pinch of salt and combine well. Immediately add the toasted nuts and cook for 3-4 mts or till the liquid is completely absorbed by the nuts and they appear shiny. Remove onto the baking sheet to cool.

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