Sweet Sesame Roasted Cashews

These Sweet Sesame Roasted Cashews are perfect sweet and salty snack made with only four ingredients! It’s a delicious low sugar treat everyone will love!

Prep: 5 minCook: 30 minTotal: 35 min
Servings: 10 1x


  • 16 oz. raw cashews
  • 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds*
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar (honey or maple syrup works too)
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 300F.
  2. Spread the cashews out on a lined baking sheet and roast for 15 minutes.
  3. Transfer the cashews to a large bowl and toss with 3/4 of the toasted sesame seeds, agave nectar, and sea salt.
  4. Spread the coated cashews out again in a single layer on the baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  5. Sprinkle with the remaining sesame seeds and roast again in the oven for 10 – 15 minutes until the cashews are golden brown.
  6. Allow the cashews to cool completely on the baking sheet before transferring to a jar for storage.


*If you have raw sesame seeds, toast them in your pan over medium-high heat, stirring frequently for 5 – 7 minutes until they are golden brown and fragrant.

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