This is a yummy little munchie! Easy and you can make it ahead!!
1/4 c sugar
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp each: cayenne pepper, black pepper, ginger & cinnamon
3 Tb maple syrup
2 c walnuts
Mix sugar & spices in a small bowl. Put syrup in a large bowl. Toast walnuts in a dry skillet over med/high heat apx 5 mins. Immediately add to syrup, toss to coat well. Add spices and toss again. Spread in a single layer on lined cookie sheet allow to cool.