Spiced walnuts recipe

Published July 7, 2010 11:08AM (EDT)

(Serves approx. 15)


  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon aniseed
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pounds shelled walnut halves


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a sauté pan over medium heat, heat the oil.
  3. Add the spices and stir for 2 minutes to toast.
  4. Remove from heat, add the walnuts, and toss until the nuts are thoroughly coated.
  5. Arrange the walnuts in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake for about 10 to 15 minutes, or until the nuts are a deep gold, turning once.

By Bob Blumer

Bob Blumer (aka the Surreal Gourmet) hosts his own program on the Food Channel.
The Surreal Gourmet's Web Site is located at http://surrealgourmet.com.

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