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.

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

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