Glazed Mixed Nuts

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By Laura Johnson
from East Peoria, IL

This is one I've been making at Christmas for many years. It always goes into the goodie baskets I give to friends.

serves 20
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    almonds
  • 1/2 c
    pecan halves
  • 1/2 c
    cashews, unsalted
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
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How To Make

  • 1
    line a baking sheet with foil. Grease the foil and set aside.
  • 2
    Melt butter and sugar in heavy skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly until the mixture is a golden color.
  • 3
    Add nuts and stir until nuts are coated.
  • 4
    Scoot nuts to one side. Remove from heat. Add vanilla directly to the nuts being careful as the vanilla may splatter if it hits the skillet.
  • 5
    Return to heat and stir until all nuts are completely covered.
  • 6
    Spread cooked nut mixture onto prepared baking sheet. Cool completely before breaking nuts apart. Store in an airtight container.
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