Sugar Crusted Nuts

Photo: Linwaite

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Yield: 1 serving
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  • 6 cup(s) unsalted or salted mixed nuts
  • 2 cup(s) granulated sugar
  • 1 cup(s) water
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) nutmeg or mace


  1. Include the following nuts, peanuts, walnuts, pecans, filberts, cashews, Brazil nuts.
  2. Combine ingredients in a large skillet. Bring mixture to boiling and boil hard, stirring constantly, until it reached 238º on candy thermometer or until syrup coats nuts and turns amber. Pour nuts out onto a large, greased cookie sheet; separate with 2 forks into a thin layer; let cool until syrup hardens. Break into pieces; place in an air-tight container and store in a cool, dry place.
March 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by Linwaite and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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