Roma Lou's Buttered Sugared Nuts Recipe
This recipe can be successfully doubled on one jellyroll pan, and it’s a good idea to do so. It’s no guarantee that you won’t run out, but it will help.
2 egg whites
1 cup sugar
1 dash salt
1/2 cup butter
2 cups pecan halves, or substitute any unsalted nuts such as walnuts, hazelnuts, cashews, etc.
- Preheat oven to 325°.
- Beat the egg whites until frothy; with the mixer on high speed, sprinkle the sugar over the egg whites, a little at a time.
- Scrape the sides down, add the salt, then beat until the mixture is glossy and forms stiff peaks.
- Stir in the nuts and mix until all are well-coated.
- Melt the butter on a large jellyroll pan and spread the nut mixture over the butter.
- Bake 20-25 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes, until the butter is absorbed.
- Remove from the oven and cool thoroughly before storing in an airtight container.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 269 Calories from Fat 181
Percent Total Calories From:
Fat 67% Protein 3% Carb. 30%
Nutrient Amount per Serving
Total Fat 20 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Cholesterol 21 mg
Sodium 112 mg
Total Carbohydrate 20 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 17 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 1% Calcium 0% Iron 2%
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