sweet & spicy beer nuts

These sweet and spicy IPA beer nuts are super easy to make and are so addicting.  You can adjust the heat on these by adding more or less Sriracha and Cayenne.

1/3 cup IPA beer (I used Great Divide Brewing Titan IPA)
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce
3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 1/2 cups mixed nuts (I used a mixture of peanuts, cashews and almonds)

Add the beer and brown sugar to a large saucepan over medium heat.  Stir until sugar has melted.  Bring to a boil. Allow to boil untouched for 3 minutes.

Remove from heat, stir in butter, Sriracha and cayenne.

Add the nuts, stir until all the nuts are well coated.

Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.  Spread the nuts in an even layer on the prepared baking sheet.

Bake at 350 for 6-7 minutes, stir bake for an additional 6-7 minutes.

Remove from oven, let cool, then break apart.

Adapted from TheBeeroness.com