Candied Walnuts Recipe

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Candied Walnuts

Anna Vandenhazel

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@annavandenhazel

Absolutely the best walnut candy I've ever had! The sour cream is the best part. You can use other nuts for variety.


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Rating:

Serves:

varies

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
sour cream
1 dash(es)
of salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 1/2 c
walnut halves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine sugars and sour cream in small saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring until mixture boils.
2
Continue to boil until mixture reaches soft ball stage (240F) or forms a soft ball when dropped into cold water. Stir in salt and vanilla.
3
Pour hot candy mixture over walnuts in a mixing bowl. Mix until walnuts are evenly coated.
4
Spoon out onto waxed paper, separating walnuts.
5
When dry, store in airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #nuts, #candy