Crystallized Nuts Recipe

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Crystallized Nuts

Anna Vandenhazel

By
@annavandenhazel

I remember a favorite aunt made something like this when I was 4 years old, I never got her recipe and she's gone now but this one comes close.

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Serves:
Makes about 1-1/.4 lbs
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 c
cream or milk
1 Tbsp
butter or margarine
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/8 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla
2 c
whole almonds, walnuts, or pecans

Step-By-Step

1Combine sugar, cream, butter, cinnamon, and salt in 2-quart saucepan; mix well. Bring to boil over medium heat.
2Place thermometer in mixture. Continue cooking to 244 degrees (firm ball stage) stirring constantly Remove from heat.
3Add vanilla and nuts. Continue stirring until candy grains on nuts.
4Spread on cookie sheet to cool.

About this Recipe

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