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Spiced Walnuts

Yield 2 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

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

  3. 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.

  4. Note: Store remaining walnuts in an airtight container.