Sugar-Coated Nuts

Sugar-coated Nuts

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Sharon Colyer


This recipe belonged to my mother-in-law. Of course I love sweets, so these certainly qualify! It is a sugary snack and candy made into one.

To keep things quick & easy, it would be best to buy your nuts, already shelled. It would take a long time, to do it yourself. So, our prep time, doesn't include time for shelling nuts.


★★★★★ 1 vote

Makes about 4 1/2 cups
10 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


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    prep time, does not include time for shelling nuts.
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    vegetable cooking spray
  • 2 c
    walnut halves
  • 1 1/2 c
    pecan halves
  • 1 c
  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 c

How to Make Sugar-Coated Nuts


  1. Place all ingredients in heavy saucepan & mix together well. Cook over medium heat, until all the water has disappeared & nuts look sugary. (Be careful, not to burn.)
  2. Place nuts on greased cookie sheet & quickly separate with a fork. Let cool.

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About Sugar-Coated Nuts

Course/Dish: Candies Nuts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Heirloom
Hashtags: #sweet #crunchy #nutty

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