Chipotle Spiced Nuts Recipe

Rosemary Chipotle Spiced Nuts

This sweet, spicy, salty mix is not only delicious but easy to make!
Course Appetizer
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10 -12 servings
Author Adapted from Ina Garten's "How Easy Is That?"


  • Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tub Unsalted Mixed Nuts can be found at Costco as a 2.5 lb. mix of cashews, almonds, pistachios and pecans
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons chipotle chili powder
  • 4 Tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary divided
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher salt divided


  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  2. Brush a sheet pan with vegetable oil.
  3. In a large bowl, combine maple syrup, brown sugar, orange juice and chipotle chili powder.
  4. Add nuts and stir to coat.
  5. Spread coated nuts on sheet pain.
  6. Sprinkle with 2 Tablespoons of rosemary and 1 teaspoon of Kosher salt.
  7. Roast the nuts in the 350ºF oven for 25 minutes, stirring frequently, until the nuts are glazed.
  8. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with the additional 2 Tablespoons of rosemary and the additional 1 teaspoon of Kosher salt.
  9. Allow to cool, stirring frequently to prevent sticking.
  10. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  11. Store in a airtight container (see, these CAN be made ahead of time!)