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Slow Cooker Spiced Nuts on a baking sheet

Slow Cooker Spiced Nuts

These sweet and spicy Slow Cooker Spiced Nuts are made with cinnamon, sugar, and a little spice, for candied nuts that make a great holiday snack!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword candied nuts, chicken slow cooker recipe, christmas recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Cooling Time 1 hour
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes
Servings 14
Calories 276kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 2 cups Almonds raw
  • 1 cup Pecans raw
  • 1 cup Cashews raw
  • 3/4 cup Brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup White sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Chili powder
  • 1/4 cup Water


  • Spray the cooking pan of your slow cooker with non-stick spray.
  • In a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon, an chili powder.
  • Add nuts to the slow cooker and sprinkle the sugar and spices over them.
  • Add water and stir until fully combined.
  • Place a paper towel over the top of the slow cooker pot and then place the lid on it.
  • Set the slow cooker to LOW and cook for 3 hours stirring every 30 minutes or HIGH for 1 hour stirring every 30 minutes.
  • When the cook time is up remove the nuts from the slow cooker and spread them out in a single layer on a lined baking sheet. Let the nuts cool completely.
  • Store in an airtight container until ready to serve.


Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 252mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 1.7mg