Honey Roasted Cashews

Honey roasted cashews are a delicious treat - they’re a mixture of sweet, slightly salty, and a tiny bit of spice. The honey and maple syrup make for a beautiful glaze on the sweet and nutty cashews.

honey roasted cashews in a bowl

Honey and Maple syrup

We use a honey and maple syrup mix to glaze the cashews, and this is a perfect mix to coat the cashews. Once the cashews are roasted in the mixture and they’re left to cool, the honey and maple syrup mix hardens over the cashews.

Spices

We add a little bit of cayenne pepper to the honey and maple syrup mixture, then sprinkle a pinch of salt once the cashews have been roasted. This is the perfect combination of sweet, salty, and spicy. If you don’t like a bit of spice with your treat, then just omit the cayenne pepper from the recipe.

honey cashews in a jar

How should I store candied cashews?

You can store the honey roasted cashews in an airtight container for 1 week or the fridge for 3 weeks.

Can I substitute cashews for another kind of nut?

Yes, you can - substitute cashews for almonds, pecans, or peanuts. Alternatively, try out a combination of mixed nuts.

Honey Roasted Cashews

Honey roasted cashews are a delicious treat - they’re a mixture of sweet, slightly salty, and a tiny bit of spice. The honey and maple syrup make for a beautiful glaze on the sweet and nutty cashews.

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Cuisine
American

Servings
6

Calories
220 kcal

Prep time
0 minutes

Cook time
12 minutes

Total time
12 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 7 ounces cashews

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine 1 tablespoon honey, 1 tablespoon maple syrup, and 1 tablespoon butter in a pot then heat on low-medium heat until the butter is completely melted. Add ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper to the mixture and mix thoroughly.
  3. Add cashews to a tray lined with baking paper. Pour the honey, maple syrup mixture onto the cashews and coat the mixture on the cashews completely. Once the cashews are coated, spread the cashews on the baking paper in a single layer.
  4. Bake the cashews in the oven for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, toss the cashews and then bake for another 5 minutes. Once the cashews are golden brown, remove the tray from the oven and sprinkle a pinch of salt onto the cashews. Allow the cashews to cool completely. If any nuts stick together, then break them apart once they cool.

Notes

  • You can melt the honey, maple syrup, and butter mixture in the microwave instead of the stove. Put the mixture in the microwave on a medium setting for 30 seconds.

Nutrition

  • Calories 220 kcal | 
  • Carbohydrates 15.2 g | 
  • Protein 6.1 g | 
  • Fat 16.5 g | 
  • Saturated fat 3.8 g | 
  • Cholesterol 5.1 mg | 
  • Sodium 53.2 mg | 
  • Fiber 1.1 g | 
  • Sugar 6.9 g |