Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Tag: Christmas nuts

Recipe Alert – Maple Spiced Walnuts

I have antlers on my car this year, a lovely tree, Christmas themed tea-towels in my kitchen and a wreath on my door. I love Christmas. Like many bakers out there, I think it’s a wonderful opportunity to bake gifts and try out all the yummy and uber-fattening recipes that I  don’t feel justified making through out the year. Last year I posted a Spiced Nuts recipe that is one of my favourites, along with Butterscotch Shortbread Rosettes and Chocolate and Pistachio-No-Bake-Slice.

This year, my heart goes out to Melting Moments….those buttery, crumbly, calorie laden little miracles. I made …

Christmas Spiced Nuts


IMG_5773I must pass on my thanks and a kick in the shin to Nigella Lawson for passing on this recipe – the bar snacks at Union Square apparently. I’m sure they are responsible for at least 1 of the obligatory 3 pounds I put on over Christmas time. These make excellent edible Christmas gifts for teachers, neighbours, postmen and hairdressers. That is if they make it out of your kitchen.

Spiced Bar Nuts Recipe

2 cups of raw nuts
2 tbs chopped rosemary
2 tsp salt
2-3 tsp brown sugar (or maybe some more depending on your taste)…