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Candied Walnuts

Yield 24 pieces


  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 24 walnut halves

How to Make It

  1. Cook sugar in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, 5 to 10 minutes or until melted and golden.

  2. Turn heat off. Working quickly, drop walnut halves into caramelized sugar, 4 at a time, turning to coat. Using a fork, remove walnuts to wax paper to cool.

Christmas with Southern Living 2000