Gingerbread Candied Nuts in a jar in front of Christmas lights
Gingerbread Candied Nuts (DIY Christmas Gift)
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins

These Gingerbread Candied Nuts make a super fun vegan DIY Christmas Gift for loved ones or a tasty snack for cozy December nights. Beginner-friendly.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candied nuts, Christmas, DIY gift idea, gingerbread, vegan
Servings: 5
  • 2 cups nuts
  • 1/2 cup raw cane sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp gingerbread spice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  1. Put the nuts, sugar and water in a medium, nonstick pot.

  2. On medium heat, start cooking the mixture (while stirring constantly) until the water evaporates and the sugar clumps together.

  3. Before the sugar clumps together, add the the gingerbread spice, vanilla extract and a pinch of salt and stir until the coating on the nuts solidifies.

  4. Carefully place the coated nuts on a parchment paper and let them cool for about an hour.

  5. Place in a decorated jar for a fun DIY gift or enjoy with hot chocolate on a chilly evening!