All calories are for ¼ cup of nuts. The number in parentheses is the number of nuts per ¼ cup.
(whole); 207 (29 nuts). California supplies 80 percent of the world’s almonds, according to the Almond Board of California.
(whole, dried); 218 (7 nuts). Known for their high levels of selenium, most Brazil nuts are harvested in the wild from the towering South American trees of the same name.
(whole, oil roasted, without salt); 187 (20). Denizen of curries and stir-fries, cashews also make a delicious nut butter.
(whole); 212 (25). Also known as filberts, hazels, and cobnuts, they pair well with chocolate.
(whole or halves, raw); 241 (13). Rich buttery macadamias are a fixture in cookies and brownies but work well in savory dishes too.
(oil roasted, with salt); 216 (40). Peanuts grow underground and are legumes, not tree nuts like the others mentioned here.
(halves); 171 (17). Rich pecans are favorites in pies and candied with a sugar coating, and not typically eaten out of hand.
(dried); 227 (199). Also known as pinons and pignoli, they are found in pine cones.
(raw); 173 (53). With a delicate flavor and bright green color, pistachios are a favorite of chefs who add them to terrines, panna cotta, and more.
(halves); 164 (12). A bag of in-shell walnuts and a few nutcrackers can make quick work of a rainy afternoon for both kids and adults.
Valerie Ryan. Source for calories and number of nuts: USDA NAtional Nutrient Database For Standard Reference