Sticky Honey & Sugar Coated Roasted Almonds & Pecan Nuts

Be warned that those nuts are extremely addictive… we could not stop eating them until everything was gone.


  • 200 g / about 1½ cup nuts (we used almonds & pecans)
  • 1 egg white
  • ½ cup golden caster sugar
  • 2 tbs clear honey

sugar coated almonds recipe


how to make sugar nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 160°C (320°F).
  2. Beat the egg whites with sugar and honey until soft peaks form.
  3. Add nuts and stir with a spoon to coat them.
  4. If you have patience with place each nut (one by one) on the baking tray, if not just pour everything on the tray and separate nuts with a fork.
  5. Bake for about an hour until crispy and golden brown.
  6. Leave aside to cool down at least a bit before separating the nuts and serving.

Makes 1 large tray of nuts.

sugar coated roasted nuts


Those nuts are turning quite sticky after couple of hours from baking so best make only as much as you need or pack them away in air tight container one time, as soon as they are cooled down.

Don’t worry if the nuts will stick together during baking, it will be easy to break them apart later on.

sweet roasted nuts recipe

If you are looking for more home-made bite size party snack ideas check out those recipes: Baileys Fudge, Chicken Skin Popcorn & Olive Penguins from Foodie Quine, Spicy Roasted Chick Peas from Citrus Spice, Parmesan Cheese Savoury Biscuits from The Petite Cook, Home-Baked Honey Parsnip Crisps from Tinned Tomatoes, Spicy Roasted Cashew Nuts from Recipe From A Pantry, Top with Cinnamon’s Sweet & Spicy Roasted Chickpeas from Fab Food 4 All, Cheese & Fruit HedgehogGrandma Nina’s Pischinger or Mini Party Sandwiches I made while ago.

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Your thoughts…

  1. Thank you Margot for including my Parmesan crispy biscuits :)! I love your honey coated nuts recipe, I’ve never actually tried them this way, so it’s gonna be fun to make your recipe!

  2. My gosh I love this idea Margot. Borrowing it for the next supper party I host.

  3. Love the look of these Margot! Great idea for a snack bowl!

  4. Oh wow these nuts would go down really well in our house, such a clever idea:-) Thank you for linking to my chickpeas.

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