Get ready for the holidays with my favorite Rosemary Cashews! This spiced nut recipe is a delightful blend of roasted cashews, aromatic rosemary, a hint of cayenne, and sweet dried cranberries. Perfect for festive gatherings, they take no time to prepare and strike an ideal balance between sweet & salty, leaving guests craving more. Here are simple steps to create this irresistible snack for your next celebration
1 pound roasted unsalted cashews
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
2 tablespoons minced rosemary leaves
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons light brown sugar
2 teaspoons kosher salt, or to taste
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
2. Line sheet pan with parchment and spread unsalted cashews evenly, place them in the preheated oven for about 5 minutes until warm.
3. While warming your cashews combine melted butter, minced rosemary leaves, cayenne pepper, light brown sugar, and kosher salt in a large mixing bowl.
4. Add the warm cashews and dried cranberries to the bowl containing the flavorful mixture, toss and coat. Add finishing salt to taste.
5. Serve warm and enjoy!
Conclusion: Whether you’re hosting a holiday party or enjoying a cozy night in, these Rosemary Cashews are a must-try. Try pairing with a buttery Chardonnay to complement the richness of the cashews, the wine’s subtle sweetness and acidity will enhance the flavors.
My “House Wine” pick: Bread and Butter Chardonnay