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Smoked Sweet & Spicy Cashews

Smoked Sweet & Spicy Cashews

By Traeger Kitchen

You'll go nuts for these sweet and spicy cashews. Red pepper chili flakes, fresh rosemary, and our Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup make for a sweet snack.

Prep Time

5 Min

Cook Time

1 Hr




This recipe serves:


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Units of Measurement:
3 Tablespoon Sambal Oelek
1 Tablespoon smoked simple syrup (homemade or store-bought)
1 lemon, zested
1/2 Tablespoon fresh chopped rosemary
1 Teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/4 Teaspoon cayenne powder
1 Pound cashews


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 225℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal flavor, use Super Smoke if available.

    225 ˚F / 107 ˚C

    Super Smoke

  • 2

    In a small bowl, combine sambal oelek, simple syrup, lemon zest, rosemary, red pepper flakes and cayenne. Pour mixture over cashews and toss to coat.

  • 3

    Spread cashews out on a sheet tray and place directly on the grill grate. Cook nuts for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

    225 ˚F / 107 ˚C


    Super Smoke

  • 4

    Remove from grill and let cool. Enjoy!

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