Sugared Walnuts

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup commercial sour cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 (3-ounce) packages walnut halves


Combine sugar and sour cream in a Dutch oven; stir well. Bring to a boil; boil, without stirring, until mixture reaches soft ball stage (238°). Stir in vanilla and walnuts.

Quickly turn walnuts out onto a buttered baking sheet; separate with a fork. Let cool; store in an airtight container.

Yield: about 2 1/2 cups