We are really proud to announce the official opening of Squirrels Nuts in Gauteng.

We will be distributing our product via Maika’i Foods in Gauteng!

Keep an eye out for some fantastic opening deals...

This is the start of our Gauteng adventure and we hope to see you there!

baklava ice cream

How yummy does this baklava ice cream topped with Squirrels nuts dessert look?


  • 1 1/2 tbsp Honey
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice, fresh
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon, ground
  • 1/2 cup Granulated sugar
  • 6 sheets Or fillo factory phyllo dough
  • 1/4 cup Squirrels cashew nuts
  • 1/4 cup Squirrels pecan nuts
  • 1/2 tbsp Butter, unsalted
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tub Vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 cup Water


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Brush a 12-cup muffin pan with softened butter and set aside.
  • Place 1 phyllo sheet on a work surface and lightly brush with melted butter using a pastry brush. Repeat with 5 more sheets of phyllo, laying each on top of the other and brushing with butter.
  • Using a sharp knife, slice the phyllo stack into 12 equal squares.
  • Carefully press the phyllo squares into each buttered muffin cup, creating a ruffled phyllo cup (it doesn’t have to be perfect).
  • Bake until the phyllo cups are crisp and deep golden in color for about 15 minutes, keeping an eye on them towards the end to ensure they don’t burn.
  • Immediately pour the cooled syrup on top of each hot phyllo cup. Allow the cups to soak the syrup and cool until slightly warm.
  • Gently hold each cup upside down to allow any excess syrup to drip.
  • Transfer the phyllo cups to a wire rack placed over a baking sheet. Let the phyllo cups cool completely.
  • Place a scoop of ice cream into the cooled cups and top with candied nuts*. Drizzle with honey if desired


Squirrels Bavarian Nuts dessert

Not only do our Squirrels Bavarian Nuts make a delicious snack, but they also make a lovely ingredient to make your favourite Christmas dessert with. Why not try out this scrumptious Christmas inspired pecan nut pie recipe?

• 2 mashed bananas (ripe is better)
• 1/2 cup unsalted peanut butter
• 1/3 cup sugar
• 3 chopped peaches about one cup
• 1 1/3 cup rolled oats 
• 1/4 cup dried cranberries

• 1/2 cup chopped Squirrels pecan nuts
• 1/4 cup dried cranberries
• 1/3 cup maple syrup or honey
• 2 Tbsp melted coconut oil

1. Preheat the oven to 200°C
2. Mix the banana puree with the peanut butter and the sugar. Beat well.
3. Add the oats, mix, and add the peaches and blueberries, mix well. Put in three individual moulds of about 10 cm in diameter.
4. In another bowl mix the ingredients of the topping and put over each dessert. Bake for about 20 minutes. It should be moist and juicy inside and crispy gold outside. 
5. You can finish with ice cream or whipped cream of your choice.

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 Have you ever smelt the caramel goodness wafting out of the Squirrels Nuts wonder kitchen? It is delectable! Our production facility is based in Howick, in the picturesque KZN Midlands, where the product is packaged, produced and shipped off to loyal customers.

We offer 7 types of high quality tree nuts – including pecans, cashews, hazelnuts, almonds, macadamias, peanuts AND giant peanuts. They are all lovingly hand roasted in our copper kettles and coated in our secret sugary spices.

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