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Spiced Walnuts 

A healthy, easy-to-make snack for parties or holiday gatherings. 

Ingredients
1 egg white
1 teaspoon water
5 cups walnut halves
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt


Directions
In a mixing bowl, with an electric mixer on high speed, beat egg white and water until foamy. Stir walnuts into egg white mixture until well coated. Combine sugar, cinnamon, and salt; sprinkle over walnuts, stirring once again to coat thoroughly.

Spread walnuts in single layer on a large lightly greased baking sheet. Bake at 225° for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Leave on baking sheet until completely cooled. Store in an airtight container.

Yield: 5 cups.

Nutritional Information Per Serving  
Serving Size: 1/4 cup
Exchange: 1/4 cup serving = 1/2 carbohydrate choice, 1/2 protein, 3 fats
Calories  184
Total fat (1.5 grams saturated fat, 0 grams trans fat) 16 grams
Cholesterol 0 mg
Protein 4grams
Carbohydrate 8 grams
Sodium 33 mg

Recipe contributed by Dean Dietitian Mary M. Hughes, RD, MS, CD.