Maple-Roasted Nuts with Mixed Herbs

Scott Bleicher © 2016
  • Yield: 4 servings


3tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1/4cup maple syrup
1pinch cayenne pepper
2cups mixed nuts (pecans, walnuts, almonds, or whichever nuts you like)
Flaky sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1teaspoon finely chopped thyme
1teaspoon finely chopped rosemary
1teaspoon finely chopped sage


  1. Preheat over to 325°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the melted butter, maple syrup and cayenne pepper and stir. Add the mixed nuts and toss.
  3. On a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, spread the nuts evenly. Bake for 20 minutes or until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  4. Remove from the oven, season with salt and pepper and sprinkle evenly with the herbs, stirring to coat. Let the nuts cool for at least 1 hour, then serve.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Host: A Modern Guide to Eating, Drinking and Feeding Your Friends © 2016 by Eric Prum and Josh Williams, Dovetail