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Candied Walnuts

Candied Walnuts

Candied walnuts are great to serve as a snack at a party but you could also chop these and sprinkle them over ice cream.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups


  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cups walnut halves
  • 6 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice


  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the walnuts and cook, stirring, until golden brown and toasted, 3 minutes. Add the sugar and cook, stirring, for 2minutes. Add the spice and stir to coat. Transfer to a piece of waxed paper to cool.

  • The walnuts can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.