Candied Walnuts

Candied Walnuts

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Anna Vandenhazel


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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5 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 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

How to Make Candied Walnuts


  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.

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About Candied Walnuts

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

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