Crystallized Nuts Recipe

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Crystallized Nuts

Anna Vandenhazel

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@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.


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Rating:

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

Directions Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

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