Honey Roasted Cashews: A Crunchy Evening Snack

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Very often, we look for healthy snacks to munch on, the criteria being that it should be crunchy and tasty. Now, if you are following a well-balanced diet and avoiding junk, enter roasted cashews nuts into the picture! They are protein-packed, contain fiber, and keep you full for long. Honey roasted cashews are such nibbles to bite on. You can skip queues to buy readymade packets of these at the local grocery and whip up your fresh batch. It will be a good idea, since you may want to hide some for later because, trust us, these get over pretty fast! [1]

What are Honey Roasted Cashews?

Honey roasted cashews are a healthy tea-time evening snack. It contains oodles of honey and is butter-roasted to perfection. Besides, cashews are nutritious too, so it is a win-win. They are cholesterol-free, lower blood pressure, and contain antioxidants. You can find out more about its health benefits, here. Now, let us jump onto the recipe!

A closeup of honey roasted cashews on a kitchen table

Cashews are an excellent source of protein and fiber in your diet. Photo Credit: Shutterstock

Honey Roasted Cashews Recipe

They are pretty easy to make and take snacking to a whole new level altogether. You can vary it a little by adding new flavors such as cinnamon, salt, cardamom, and even cocoa powder. Are you ready to see how to make these healthy roasted cashews?

A closeup of honey roasted cashews on a kitchen table

Simple Homemade Honey Roasted Cashews Recipe

Here is an easy tutorial on how to transform these plain nuts into something sweeter! 
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Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 10
Author: Sakina Kheriwala


  • 1 cup cashew nuts
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar optional


  • Preheat the oven to 150ºC.
  • Line a baking sheet with a tin foil. 
  • In a microwaveable bowl, combine honey, salt, and melted butter. 
  • In another bowl, combine cashews and the honey mixture. Toss and coat evenly. 
  • Spread the mixture onto the prepared sheet. Bake for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, toss, and put it back for another 5-6 minutes. 
  • Once the cashews are toasted and brown, remove the tray. Toss it with coconut sugar. Leave aside until cooled. Then, store in an airtight container. 
    Honey roasted cashews on a grey background


  • You can have optional add-ins like ground cinnamon, paprika, or vanilla extract.
  • If there are no cashews available, you can use any type of nuts otherwise.

Since a 30 g serving of cashews contains 157 calories and honey too makes it heavy, having a handful of these yummy nuts is a good idea. Also, if you try this recipe at home, do let us know how it turned out. While we cannot taste it, we would love to see the pictures. Find and tag us on Instagram or simply use the hashtag #organicfacts. [2]

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About the Author

A journalism postgraduate from Macquarie University, Sydney, Sakina Kheriwala is a content writer at Organic Facts and an avid blogger who is passionate about health and wellness. Her blog “One in A Millennial” portrays her incomparable passion for writing, particularly on mental health. She believes that reading and writing is free and useful therapy. In her spare time, she is to be found reading books, socializing, and listening to soulful music. Sakina has completed an online e-certificate course on “Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health” from The University of Sydney, Australia.

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