Desserts, Sides, Vegetarian

Bavarian Spiced Candied Nuts

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 48 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 8 people

Bavarian Spiced Candied Nuts

Tip: Use these nuts to top salads, desserts or simply eat them on their own for a healthy snack!


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Nuts, Eggs


  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or vanilla paste
  • 500g pecans, cashews, almonds, walnuts or other favourite nuts
  • 25g sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 100g honey
  • 150g water

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  • Step 1

    In a large bowl, combine the egg whites, water and vanilla and whisk until frothy

  • Step 2

    Add in the nuts to the egg mixture and toss to coat thoroughly.

  • Step 3

    In the cooking pot, add in the sugar, spices, salt, honey and water.

  • Step 4

    Select SEAR/SAUTÉ and set temperature to HIGH. Press START/STOP to begin.

  • Step 5

    Stir the mixture over the heat until well combined, then add in the nuts and stir to coat them in the sugar sauce.

  • Step 6

    Assemble the pressure lid, making sure the pressure release valve is in the SEAL position. Select PRESSURE and set to HIGH. Set time to 8 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin.

  • Step 7

    When pressure cooking is complete, allow pressure to natural release for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, quick release remaining pressure by moving the pressure release valve to the VENT position. Carefully remove lid when unit has finished releasing pressure.

  • Step 8

    Using a large spoon, transfer the nuts to a parchment lined baking sheet and spread out to cool for 15 minutes, allowing the sugar to harden.

  • Step 9

    Insert the Cook & Crisp basket into the unit and lightly brush or spray with some rapeseed oil.

  • Step 10

    Transfer the nuts into the Cook & Crisp basket and then close the crisping lid.

  • Step 11

    Select AIR CRISP and set temperature to 200°C. Set time to 10 minutes.

  • Step 12

    Stir nuts 3-4 times during this process, watching them carefully so the sugar does not burn. If desired, sprinkle nuts with a few tablespoons of sugar to add a crunchy-sugar-grain texture to the finished nuts.

  • Step 13

    Transfer nuts back to a parchment lined baking tray, and allow them to cool until they are safe enough to eat – enjoy!