Kettle Nuts


  • Whole almonds, pecan or walnut halves, peanuts, or a mixture
  • 1/4 cup butter per 1 1/2 pounds (3 cups) nuts
  • 1/2 cup sugar, or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon salt


  1. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium-low heat.
  2. Add the nuts and stir to coat well. Heat and stir until the nuts are thoroughly warm and coated with butter.
  3. Transfer them to a serving bowl and immediately sprinkle with salt and sugar to taste.
  4. Toss and serve.