To make the butter, combine first 4 ingredients in foil-lined jellyroll pan. Bake at 400° until butter melts; remove from oven. Add walnuts; toss to coat. Bake 6 to 9 minutes or until walnuts are lightly toasted, stirring at 3-minute intervals. Let cool. Package in an airtight container.
Christmas with Southern Living 1997; Fredericksburg Herb Farm