su-Chai-Cherry Walnuts
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Kevin Crafts
YieldsServes 10 (makes 2 1/2 cups)Cook Time30 mins
This topping for hot cereal or yogurt would also be great made with other dried fruits such as cranberries, blueberries, or apples.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, whisk together spices, salt, and pepper. Add brown sugar, oil, and walnuts. Gently toss and rub nuts in mixture until evenly coated.

Step 2
2

Spread walnuts on a rimmed baking sheet and bake, turning nuts halfway through baking, until light golden, 10 to 15 minutes total. Let nuts cool completely.

Step 3
3

Toss walnuts with dried cherries.

Step 4
4

Make ahead: Up to 1 week.

Step 5
5

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1/4-cup serving.

Ingredients

 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
 1/8 teaspoon pepper
 2 teaspoons packed dark brown sugar
 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
 1 1/2 cups walnut pieces
 1/2 cup dried tart cherries

Directions

Step 1
1

Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, whisk together spices, salt, and pepper. Add brown sugar, oil, and walnuts. Gently toss and rub nuts in mixture until evenly coated.

Step 2
2

Spread walnuts on a rimmed baking sheet and bake, turning nuts halfway through baking, until light golden, 10 to 15 minutes total. Let nuts cool completely.

Step 3
3

Toss walnuts with dried cherries.

Step 4
4

Make ahead: Up to 1 week.

Step 5
5

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1/4-cup serving.

Chai-Cherry Walnuts