Smoked Candied Cashews

Serving Size


Product Used

Toaster Oven

The Backstory

“Turning a street staple into something new and better for you is easier than people think. With a few simple swaps of what you'd expect, like using coconut sugar, you can turn the typical honey-roasted peanuts you might be used to into something unique.” – Jon Gray

What's Needed


  • ½ C honey

  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil

  • 1 tsp hot paprika

  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper

  • 2 C raw cashew

  • 1/3 C coconut sugar

  • 1 tsp smoked paprika

  • Maldon

Cooking Method

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat toaster oven 350 F.

  2. In a small saucepan Heat honey and coconut oil on low to loosen the honey and make it easy to pour then pour over the cashews.

  3. Whisk in half smoked paprika, half  cayenne and salt.

  4. Add cashew to bowl and toss with mixture.

  5. Pour cashews on silpat lined sheet pan and spread out.

  6. In a small bowl mix coco sugar, smoked paprika, cayenne and maldon and sprinkle on cashews.

  7. Bake 15 minutes tossing every 5 minutes.

  8. Remove from toaster oven.

  9. Place on cooling rack to cool down.