Crystallized Nuts

Crystallized Nuts Recipe

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Anna Vandenhazel


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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Makes about 1-1/.4 lbs
15 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


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

How to Make Crystallized Nuts


  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.

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About Crystallized Nuts

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

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