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Oh my stars! I’m in love with this easy spicy cashew recipe. I made them for Thanksgiving and I’m making them again for Christmas. 


They are so wonderful that you can make them for any occasion, and they will be a hit. But be prepared to share the recipe with your family and friends.

Spicy Cashews Recipe


Spicy Cashew Recipe

Roasted spicy cashew that will make you the hit of the party. I bet you can't eat just one handful.

Course Appetizer
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 5


  • 1 1/2 c unsalted whole cashews
  • 2 T canola oil
  • 2 T Cajun Seasoning I use Tony's


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees

  2. Spread cashews on a baking tray lined with foil in single layer

  3. Roast cashews for about 12 minutes or until lightly golden

  4. Transfer to a large bowl

  5. Add the oil and ensure all cashews are coated evenly

  6. Add cajun seasoning. I tend to add a bit more than suggested

  7. Let cool

Recipe Notes

You can be creative and use chili powder, garlic, salt and pepper if desired.

They don’t last long in my house, so I’ve only had to secure them in a zip-locked bag for a day. I’m not sure how they will freeze. 


You will love our other easy appetizers!

So easy saltine crackers with a twist – I make these for all road trips

The BEST blue cheese dip – all my family and friend’s that hare blue cheese adore this dip

Now go put on your pretty apron and get busy with this so easy, tasty, and spicy cashew recipe. The simplicity of this spicy cashew recipe even makes it more rewarding for this busy mama.