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Microwave Spiced Nuts

Microwave Spiced Nuts Recipe


This is a great, easy candied nut recipe. Try experimenting with the spices and nuts you like!


  • ¼ cup butter
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3 cups pecan halves


  1. Melt butter in a 4 quart glass casserole dish in the microwave. Stir in the brown sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon and water. Microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir in the nuts so they are well coated. Microwave for 4 to 5 additional minutes on high, stirring every minute. Spread cooked nuts out onto parchment or waxed paper to cool.

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Nutritional Information

Microwave Spiced Nuts

Servings Per Recipe: 12
Calories: 244.6
% Daily Value *
protein: 5 %
carbohydrates: 3 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 11 %
fat: 36 %
saturated fat: 21 %
cholesterol: 3 %
vitamin a iu: 3 %
niacin equivalents: 6 %
vitamin b6: 4 %
vitamin c: 1 %
folate: 2 %
calcium: 3 %
iron: 4 %
magnesium: 12 %
potassium: 3 %
sodium: 1 %
thiamin: 18 %
calories from fat:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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