Published March 8, 2013 | Written by The Healthline Editorial Team
Candied walnuts are a popular treat at Christmas time, and variation is equally festive and delicious. It can also be made with pecans, cashews, or hazelnuts.
|Serving size:||1/4 cup|
|Calories per serving:||304|
|Total Fat 12.4g||19%|
- 2 cups almonds, shelled
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Step by Step:
- Line a baking sheet with wax paper.
- Combine all ingredients except the almonds in a large saucepan. Heat over medium heat and stir nonstop until the sugar has melted and turned a light brown. Add the almonds and stir until they're coated.
- With a spatula, remove the almonds from the saucepan onto the baking sheet, forming an even layer. Let cool and harden completely, then remove from the baking sheet, breaking any clumps that have formed.