Rosemary Roasted Cashews
It’ll be hard to eat plain ole cashews after tasting these Rosemary Roasted Cashews.
This recipe features everything you could want in a snack: a hint of salt from the salted cashews, a dash of sweet (thanks to the brown sugar), a delicate buttery flavor (hello melted butter!), a small kick of heat (thanks to the cayenne), and it’s all rounded off with the gentle flavor of fresh rosemary.
It’s a very, very beautiful taste.
But don’t trust my word for it, make it and see for yourself!
It’s super easy. The whole recipe takes a solid 13 minutes to complete, 15 minutes if you count dish duty.
Ingredients needed to make Rosemary Cashews
- Salted cashews.
- Note: if you’re cutting back on your salt intake, use unsalted cashews.
- Fresh rosemary.
- Butter, melted.
- Cayenne, for a small dose of heat. Feel free to up the amount used if you prefer a stronger kick.
- Kosher salt.
- Dark brown sugar.
- Note: you can use light brown sugar if you’d like.
How to make Rosemary Roasted Cashews
Place the cashews on an un-greased baking sheet.
Combine the fresh rosemary, cayenne, sugar, salt, and butter in a large bowl. Mix everything together until combined.
Roast the cashews in the oven for 9-10 minutes. The nuts will deep in color slightly and you’ll be able to smell the cashews.
Remove from the oven and transfer the cashews to the large bowl of seasonings; toss to coat.
We love to serve the cashews warm. Gosh, they are so tasty when they’re warm!
If you’re looking for a highly addicting, crowd-pleasing, easy-to-make snack recipe, these rosemary roasted cashews are jackpot.
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Rosemary Roasted Cashews
- 1 lb salted cashews
- 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves - chopped *I do a heaping tablespoon!
- 1/4-1/2 teaspoon cayenne - I add 1/4 tsp. You can add more if you want more heat
- 1 1/2 teaspoon dark brown sugar - packed
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 tablespoon melted butter
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- Scatter the nuts on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 9-10 minutes.
- In a large bowl combine the chopped rosemary, cayenne, brown sugar, salt, and melted butter.
- Remove cashews from the oven, and transfer them to the large bowl full of the seasonings and butter. Toss to coat.
- Serve warm.