patsy's candied nuts

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By Patsy G
from P., CA

I often make these for gifts as my family loves them. I mix the kind of nuts that I like but the original recipe used pecans only. You decide what you like. I use pecans,almond and macadamia.

Ingredients For patsy's candied nuts

  • 1 c firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 c fresh orange juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 4 c assorted nuts,or 1 kind

How To Make patsy's candied nuts

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter foil, wax paper or use silpat. Combine orange juice,cinnamon,cayenne and brown sugar;blend well.Add nuts,toss well. Spread on buttered pan. Bake for 10-12 mins or until bubbly and golden brown,stirring occasionally. Immediately spread on buttered foil. Cool;break into bite size pieces.

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