Looking for a way to add some zest or some spice to ordinary nuts? I’m one that loves to use mixed nuts as toppers or as an afternoon snack with a handful of healthy spiced nuts. You will find that this spicy nut recipe is just that! Simple to make and even easier for these nuts to be eaten! That being said, You won’t need to look any further because these roasted spicy nuts are exactly what you have been looking for. An easy spicy nut mix that takes minutes to make & you might find only minutes to eat the whole batch! Yes, they are that good! I am confident that once you make these homemade spicy nuts once, there will be no going back to store-bought.

healthy spicy nut snack mix

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Healthy Spiced Nut Recipe

  • 5 cups mixed Raw Nuts
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1/3 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/3 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 3 Tb Avocado Oil
Quick spicy homemade nut mix recipe

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, if your oven has the convection setting use this setting for the recipe.

Ok, are you ready to make these simple spiced nuts? Go ahead and place mixed nuts in a bowl and drizzle with Avocado oil. Meanwhile, In a separate bowl mix all spices and salt together and mix thoroughly. After that, Spread nuts on a baking sheet and sprinkle seasonings evenly over all nuts, tossing to get both sides. Place sheet of nuts in the oven and bake for 7 minutes. Remove nuts and flip and place back in the oven for another 7 minutes. Once baking time is done, remove from oven most importantly allow nuts to cool completely. It is really important to allow nuts to cool to lock in the crisp and not bring moisture into storage. Therefore, these nuts should last a couple of weeks outside of the fridge. You can also place in small containers and freeze or refrigerate them to have them last longer.

I love to make them & have them to enjoy as spicy party nuts. They tend to be a fan favorite at every party I offer them, give them a try and see for yourself.

Here are a couple of ways I like to use these crunchy, spicy nuts & enjoy them in various ways.

  • Green Salad Toppers
  • Healthy mid-day snack
  • Pasta Salad Toppers
  • Weird, but sometimes good, add to your favorite ice cream sundae
  • On top of your morning parfait if you like a little spice
  • Spicy party nut mix
  • Spicy nut blend to have as a snack or at the movies

In conclusion, I don’t think you can go wrong with eating these healthy spiced nuts in any fashion or form that you feel fit! They have become a staple in my house and on the weekly meal plan, yes, that’s how fast they are consumed!

Easy Peasy Spiced Nuts

These nuts are true to their title. Easy, peasy, and spiced! They come together so nicely and they pack so much flavor in every bite! They are a must make to have a healthy scroop for a snack or top a salad with!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Side Dish, Snack
Servings 15 handfuls


Healthy Spiced Nut Recipes

  • 5 cup Mixed Raw Nuts
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 3 tbsp Avocado Oil


Easy Peasy Spiced Nuts Prep

  • Drizzle Nuts with Avocado Oil & in a separate bowl mix all dry spices and salt together. Spread nuts on baking sheet and then evenly sprinkle seasoning over all Nuts. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit on convection setting to evenly roast the nuts. Bake the nuts for 7 minutes, pull out, toss or try to flip the nuts to the other side and bake for an additional 7 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to completely cool before storing in an airtight container.
Keyword Mixed Nuts, spiced
Oven-roasted spicy nut recipe that can be easily made at home.

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