Sugary candied nuts and plenty of dried cranberries and apples come together in this addicting snack mix.---You can't help but go back for another handful!
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 45minutes
Total Time 55minutes
2cupscoarsely chopped walnuts*
1cupcoconut sugaror brown sugar
1-1/2teaspoonsapple pie spice
2large egg whites
1cupdried applescoarsely chopped
Preheat oven to 300F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
In a large bowl, combine nuts. Set aside. In a medium bowl, combine sugar, spices, and salt.
Place egg whites and water in a medium bowl. Using a handheld electric mixer, beat on high speed until stiff peaks form. Very gently fold sugar-spice mixture into whipped egg whites.
Pour egg white-sugar mixture over nuts. Gently fold until nuts are evenly coated. Divide nuts between prepared baking sheets. Bake candied nuts at 300F 45 minutes or until golden brown, stirring once every 15 minutes.
Cool nuts completely on baking sheet. Once cooled, break nuts apart into clusters and combine with dried cranberries and apples.
*In place of these nuts, feel free to sub in your favorites (i.e. almonds, macadamia nuts, peanuts, ect)
Store snack mix in an airtight container at room temperature up to 2 weeks.