Candied Nuts

I used to buy candied walnuts from Trader Joe’s until I started making them at home. This version is easy to make, has less sugar per serving, and has a fresher taste than the store-bought version. They are great as a healthy snack and as an ingredient in baked goods.

Candied Nuts Recipe
1 cup raw nuts (walnuts, pecans, almonds, etc.)
2 TB Maple Syrup
sprinkle of salt

  1. Heat a pan over medium heat. Add walnut or pecan pieces. Stir to toast for a couple of minutes.
  2. Add maple syrup and salt. Continue stirring the mixture until the syrup caramelizes and starts to crystalize.
  3. Remove from heat. Cool completely.

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12. October 2011 by gomo
Categories: Dairy-Free, Dessert/Snack, Gluten-Free, Nuts/Seeds, Vegan, Vegetarian | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

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