These delicious spiced nuts are the perfect make ahead snack for the holidays. Easy to make in your slow cooker, these crockpot candied nuts are full of warming flavors and they make for great homemade food gifts.
Crockpot Snack Nuts
Almonds and pecans are coated in a sweet and salty spice mix, and you’ll probably want to make a double batch as they are super addictive!
Why you’ll love this Crockpot Candied Nuts Recipe:
- Hands off: Other than the occasional stir, these spiced nuts are pretty hands off and you don’t need to worry about them burning, unlike if you cooked them in the oven.
- Make ahead: These candied nuts have a great shelf life, so they are ideal for giving as gifts!
- Delicious! We could not stop eating these! They are a wonderful mix of salty and sweet and the aromas from the spices are so perfectly festive!
How to make candied nuts in the slow cooker
Be sure to see the recipe card below for full ingredients & instructions!
- Add the nuts to an oiled Crockpot.
- Whisk the egg whites and mix in the vanilla, butter and spices.
- Pour over the nuts and stir to combine.
- Cook in the Crockpot, stirring every 30 minutes.
- Add the water .
- Lay the nuts on parchment paper to let cool.
How long do they keep?
Once the Crockpot candied nuts have cooled completely, store them in an airtight container at room temperature. Keep them out of direct sunlight and they will keep well for up to 3 weeks.
Can you freeze them?
To extend the shelf life of the spiced nuts, you can freeze them for up to 2 months. They can be enjoyed right from the freezer too, no need to defrost them, and they are super yummy like this!
How do you serve them?
I love to set out a few bowls of these for snacking when we are enjoying some drinks, but they are also great to add to salads, baked goods and desserts.
Homemade food gift
These slow cooker candied nuts make for a great food gift to give to friends and family during the holidays, and this recipe makes about 4 cups. Once cooled, place them in a nice glass jar with a gift tag and some ribbon for an easy and delicious present!
- I used a mix of almonds and pecans, but you can use any nuts you like. Walnuts and peanuts work well.
- Stir the nuts every 30 minutes so that they are evenly coated and they don’t burn.
- Allow the nuts to cool completely before storing.
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