Spicy Twisted Nut Mix

Prep time:15 min
Total time:30 min

Yield 4 cups


2 cups Longo’s Natural Pecan Halves

1 tbsp Longo’s Country Churned Salted Butter

1/4 cup dark brown sugar (not packed)

1/2 tsp Longo’s Ground Cinnamon

1/2 tsp Longo’s Cayenne Powder (or chipotle powder)

2 tbsp Longo’s 100% Pure Maple Syrup

2 cups mini pretzel twists (regular or gluten-free)


  • Place nuts on a rimmed parchment-paper-lined baking sheet and bake in preheated 350°F oven for 10 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  • Microwave butter in medium microwave-safe bowl for about 15 seconds or until melted. Stir in brown sugar, cinnamon, cayenne and maple syrup.
  • Stir warm pecan halves into the butter mixture, tossing to coat well. Add pretzels, tossing to coat completely.
  • Spread the mixture on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring a couple of times. Let cool completely in the pan on a wire rack. Once cool, store in an airtight container.
  • Tip
  • Recipe can be doubled.

Nutritional Information

Per serving: 150 calories
  • Protein 2g
  • Fibre 2g
  • Fat 11g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Carbs 13g
  • Sodium 160mg