Nut Recipes





Nuts can turn a lackluster dish into something truly excellent. They add crunchy texture to plain, limp salads, fatty richness to blended dips and sauces and a blank canvas for flavor in everything from spiced holiday snacks to simple desserts. Plus they’re loaded with heart-healthy fats, protein, vitamins and minerals. F&W’s guide includes dozens of ways to fit nuts into your diet with recipes for every course, occasion and season.

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Auntie Roberta’s Bourma (Armenian Phyllo Pastry with Walnuts)

A wooden skewer, dowel, or chopstick is the only special tool needed to make this crispy scrunched phyllo pastry filled with chopped nuts and drizzled with sugary syrup. A splash of fresh lemon juice adds bright, zesty flavor to the syrup that balances both the sweetness of the pastry and the rich, buttery walnuts. The recipe is from Roberta Kochakian of Los Angeles, who is descended from a family of Armenian Genocide survivors and has devoted much of her life to chronicling traditional Armenian recipes and cooking techniques.

Our Favorite Recipes That Start with a Can of Coconut Milk

Sweetly scented coconut milk adds creaminess and depth to everything from chicken-and-rice to luscious cake.

Curry-Spiced Nut Bars

Roasting nuts with curry powder enhances the flavor and aroma of both. Add the rice syrup while the nuts are still warm to soften the syrup for easier stirring. Slideshow: More Nut Recipes 

Spiced Candied Almonds

Inspired by the candied nuts sold at carts throughout New York City, these not-too-sweet toasted almonds have a great crackly shell.  Slideshow: More Almond Recipes 

Pecan Tassies

Just like miniature pecan pies, pecan tassies have a crisp, buttery crust and a sweet, pecan-packed filling. We like to spike our filling with a little bourbon and put a couple of bittersweet chocolate chips at the bottom of each cookie. Slideshow: More Pecan Recipes 

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Pistachio Salad

Pistachio salad is actually more of a pudding, studded with marshmallows and crushed pineapple. Normally prepared with instant pudding, we make ours with a fresh pistachio paste and custard, then serve it with a generous dollop of lightly sweetened whipped cream and plenty of coarsely chopped pistachios. Slideshow: More Pistachio Recipes 

Best Hazelnut Recipes

Whether you're looking to add a little crunch to your favorite dishes or nutty flavor to any dessert, hazelnuts are the perfect addition. We've compiled a short list of our favorite recipes including a hazelnut-and-chocolate meringue cake, hazelnut-crusted pork chops with morel sauce and more.

Pecan Recipes

When we hear “pecans,” the first thing that comes to mind is a classic, sticky-sweet pecan pie. But pecans are great for dishes besides dessert—you can mix them with roasted vegetables, add them to a sweet potato gratin or put some crunch in a green salad. Here, our best savory pecan recipes.