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aunt carrie's sugared nuts

Recipe by
Lee's summit, MO

Aunt Carrie was well into her 90's and she always made these nuts to bring to our home for our Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinners; She couldn't see well; but that didn't stop her from putting every ounce of love she had for us; into making us our sugared nuts!!

yield 1 lb. nuts
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For aunt carrie's sugared nuts

  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    light corn syrup
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2/3 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 lb
    walnuts or pecans or a mix

How To Make aunt carrie's sugared nuts

  • 1
    Bring first 6 ingredients to soft ball stage. Remove from heat; add nuts; stir to coat.
  • 2
    Line a baking sheet with foil. Spread nuts- breaking apart. Bake at 325* for 1 hour, stirring every 10 minutes to break apart. Cool thoroughly before storing in tin box. ( I like that storing in tin box; that shows how old the recipe is!) Enjoy!

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