Welcome to Day 16 of our 25 Days of Christmas! I hope you’re finding yourself in the Christmas spirit by now. I know we are all excited about the snow we’ve had in the last few days! If it sticks around, we’ll definitely have a beautiful white Christmas!
And there’s something so amazing when the snow falls in December. All the houses on our block are lit up with beautiful colored lights, and they reflect off the snow in such a gorgeous way. We’re stuck indoors, but we’re making the most of it by filling the house with holiday music and some AH-MAZING smells. Like these Gingerbread Spiced Walnuts. You would not believe the smell that permeates the whole house when I whip these up. It stinks of Christmas here!
If you’d like to try your hand at these super delicious morsels, I’ve got the recipe here. Fair warning, though – the are addictive!
Here’s what you’ll need:
1 Cup Walnuts
1/2 tsp Ground Ginger
1/2 tsp Ground Cloves
1/2 tsp Nutmeg
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
To begin, preheat your oven to 350 Degrees.
In a small bowl or ziploc bag, mix together your spices and set aside.
Next, boil a few cups of water in a medium sauce pan. Add in your walnuts and let them sit in the boiling water for about two minutes and then remove. You can either use a basket or slotted spoon to remove them, or in a pinch, simply drain them in a colander.
Throw the still wet walnuts in your spice mix baggie. Shake them up so they are nicely coated.
Then, dump the whole lot on a foil-lined baking sheet and bake for 8 – 10 minutes to lock in the flavor.
That’s it! So simple, but those few minutes in the oven will make your home smell GORGEOUS. Plus, the taste of these is second to none. Just delicious!
Make sure you have a nice bowl of them on hand when your guests arrive for your holiday party, as they will be eating them by the handful!
- 1 Cup Walnuts
- 1/2 tsp Ground Ginger
- 1/2 tsp Ground Cloves
- 1/2 tsp Nutmeg
- 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
- Preheat your oven to 350 Degrees.
- In a small bowl or ziploc bag, mix together your spices and set aside.
- Next, boil a few cups of water in a medium saucepan. Add in your walnuts and let them sit in the boiling water for about two minutes and then remove. You can either use a basket or slotted spoon to remove them, or in a pinch, simply drain them in a colander.
- Throw the still wet walnuts in your spice mix baggie. Shake them up so they are nicely coated.
- Then, dump the whole lot on a foil-lined baking sheet and bake for 8 - 10 minutes to lock in the flavor.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 174Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 4g
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Katie Reed is a passionate writer and mother of four vivacious boys from Salt Lake City, Utah. Drawing from her own journey through TTC, pregnancy, and the joys of raising children, she offers a wealth of insight into the world of motherhood. Beyond her heartfelt tales, Katie delights her readers with family-friendly recipes, engaging crafts, and a curated library of printables for both kids and adults. When she’s not penning her experiences, you’ll find her crafting memories with her husband and sons—Dexter, Daniel, Chester, and Wilder.