Spiced Walnuts

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2 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)


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1 cup walnut halves
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
Dash of ground red pepper
Cooking spray


Preheat oven to 350°.

Arrange walnuts in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Combine sugar and the next 4 ingredients (sugar through red pepper) in a small saucepan. Cook, without stirring, until a candy thermometer registers 238° (about 8 minutes). Remove from heat; stir in walnuts. Pour walnut mixture onto baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Cool completely; break into small pieces.

Note: Store remaining walnuts in an airtight container.

Created date

June 2002

Nutritional Information

Calories 60
Caloriesfromfat 51 %
Fat 3.4 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.8 g
Polyfat 2.2 g
Protein 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 7.3 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 37 mg
Calcium 6 mg