Chili Nuts Santa Fe
The egg white helps the spice mixture
cling to the nuts so the zesty flavor is
tablespoon frozen orange juice
tablespoon chili powder
teaspoon garlic powder
teaspoon ground cumin
teaspoon ground black
to V2 teaspoon cayenne
teaspoon celery salt
teaspoon ground cinnamon
cups peanuts or mixed nuts
Nonstick cooking spray
Preheat oven to 325°F. In a large bowl,
combine egg white, juice concentrate,
sugar, chili pow der, garlic pow der,
cumin, black pepper, cayenne pepper,
celery salt, and cinnamon. Stir in nuts;
toss to coat.
Line a 15x10x1-inch pan with foil;
spray w ith nonstick cooking spray.
Spread nuts on foil.
Bake in the
preheated oven for
twice. Cool; break apart large clusters.
Store in an airtight container at room
temperature for up to 1 week. Makes
Ho-Ho-Ho B a g
V3 yard of red velveteen
1x9V2-inch strip of white fake fur
Sewing thread: white and red
% yard of wired cream chenille ribbon
V2 yard of 3
Two silver bells
sheet of green-and-white polka-dot
Card stock: 1
sheet each of white
Fine-tip black marking pen
Cut a 91/2-inch square for the bag and
-inch square for the bag pocket
from red velveteen.
inch; then fold under again
1V2 inches to form the cuff.
Ti-inch seam allowance to sew the cuff
Topstitch the white fake fur strip to
the top edge of the cuff using white
Fold three edges of the 3
velveteen square under Ti inch; press.
Fold the top edge under
and topstitch Vs inch inside the folded
edge with red thread. Cut a 3
length from the wired cream chenille
ribbon; topstitch it
inch below the
top pocket edge.
Cut lettering pieces from the wired
cream chenille ribbon as follows: two
11/4-inch pieces and one Ti-inch piece
for the letter “H,” and one
piece for the letter “O.” Topstitch the
pieces to the front center of the pocket.
square in half. Position the pocket on
one-half of the bag; unfold the bag and
topstitch the pocket along the side and
Cut an s-inch and a 10-inch length
from green velvet ribbon.
bag in half with right sides facing,
sandwiching the ribbon lengths along
and aligning the ribbon ends with the
fabric raw edges; sew the sides and
bottom of the bag. Turn the bag right
ribbon length; knot the ribbon ends.
To make the card, cut a 3
square from green-and-white polka-dot
paper and fold it in half. Cut a bow
from white card stock. Glue the strip
vertically to the front center of the card.
Glue the bow to the top of the strip.
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