Honey Roasted Sesame Cashews are a sweet and salty snack that are ready in just twenty minutes. Whole cashews are coated in a thin layer of honey and toasted sesame seeds with a hint of heat from cayenne pepper.
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Total Time 20minutes
1tablespoontoasted sesame seeds
1cupcashewswhole or halves work best
Preheat oven to 325 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
In a bowl, combine honey, salt, and cayenne pepper. Add toasted sesame seeds and cashews, stirring until evenly coated.
Pour coated cashews onto lined baking sheet and spread into a single layer. Bake for 15 minutes, Stirring halfway through.
Remove from oven and allow to cool on baking sheet. Store in a sealed container at room temperature.
Cashews can be substituted with peanuts, almonds, walnuts, or pecans.
Cayenne pepper can be omitted without affecting the recipe, if desired.