Difference Between Naugat and Nugget Nougat is a sweet confection which includes nuts and fruit, often chewy:” I am extremely fond of nougats made of cranberries and pistachio nuts.”

Nugget, on the other hand, means a solid lump of something, typically associated with gold or other valuable metals: “The miner was fortunate to have found out a nugget of gold while working in the coal fields.”