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This simple recipe is definitely worth it. Here’s why: 

  • Makes nuts yummier in a taste-it-to-believe-it kind of way 
  • Keeps in the fridge for several months 
  • Makes impressive and unique gifts, when dressed up (in labels) 

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– Large bowl
– Dehydrator
– Labels
– Hang tags
– Twine

Cantastic! Wildly Good Raw Nuts
Author: Evermine
  • 4 cups Pecans, Walnuts or Almonds
  • Filtered water to cover the nuts
  • 2 teaspoons salt (or 1 tablespoon salt if using almonds)
  1. Combine the nuts, water and salt. Stir a couple times after a few minutes to be sure the dissolved salt is incorporated throughout the water.
  2. Soak for at least 7 hours or overnight.
  3. Drain and rinse the nuts several times.
  4. Distribute the nuts evenly onto dehydrator trays and dehydrate for 1-3 days, until the nuts have a crisp crunch.
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These nuts are impressive! Take it a few steps further to make them swoonworthy:

  1. Pick out a container to package your nuts in. Canning jars work wonderfully. 
  2. Visit to select labels and hang tags that will fit your packaging in your favorite style with YOUR words and maybe even your own images. 
  3. Dress up your packaging with your custom labels and tags. Your nuts have gotten a makeover!
  4. Enjoy the oohs, ahhs, and crunches when you give out your fabulous homemade gifts!
Avatar photo Jeanne Williamson (138 Posts)

Jeanne and her husband David launched My Own Labels in January of 2000. It was a spin-off of their successful graphic design firm, plus it allowed Jeanne to incorporate her love of baking, making, sewing and creating. Today David and Jeanne continue to be the heart of the operation both creatively and practically.

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