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Candied Walnuts

Yield Makes about 1 cup
Notes: Use these sweet nuts in the Pumpkin Ice Cream Torte or sprinkle on salads or ice cream. If making Candied Walnuts up to 2 days ahead, cool and store airtight at room temperature.

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 2/3 cup walnut or pecan pieces (about 1/2 in.)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 101
  • caloriesfromfat 55 %
  • protein 1.4 g
  • fat 6.2 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • carbohydrate 11 g
  • fiber 0.5 g
  • sodium 1.1 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a heavy 8- to 10-inch frying pan, combine sugar and walnut pieces. Shake and stir often over medium-high heat until sugar is melted and amber-colored, about 5 minutes. Pour onto a piece of foil and spread into a thin layer. Let cool until hard, about 7 minutes. Break into small pieces.

  2. Nutritional analysis per 2 tablespoons.