Sugared Walnuts

Sugared Walnuts Recipe

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Gayle Kennedy

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This recipe is easy and fast. These nuts are great on spinach salad with fruit or just as a snack. Makes a great gift too!

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Ingredients

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  • 3 1/2 c
    walnut halves
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    water, cold
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Sugared Walnuts

Step-by-Step

  1. Place nuts on a cookie sheet and heat in a 350 degree oven for 10 min. stirring once. In the meantime, butter the sides of a 2 qt. heavy bottom sauce pan. Add sugar, cinnamon, salt and water. Over medium heat, stir until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to a boil. Cook without stirring to soft ball stage (236 degrees on candy thermometer)
  2. Remove from heat, add vanilla and stir with wire whisk until mixture starts to become creamy (approx. 1 min.)Add warm nuts and stir gently until nuts are completely coated. Turn onto a cookie sheet to cool and immediately separate. Cool completely before storing in an air tight container. Will keep in the freezer quite a while

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About Sugared Walnuts

Course/Dish: Nuts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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