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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 199.7
  • Total Fat: 18.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 74.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 4.5 g

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Candied Walnuts or Pecans

Submitted by: DAMIENDUCKS


Forget the corn syrup--you won't miss it! These are ridiculously easy to throw together and make a great snack or salad topper. Forget the corn syrup--you won't miss it! These are ridiculously easy to throw together and make a great snack or salad topper.
Number of Servings: 16


    1 pound walnut or pecan halves (or a mix), shelled
    1 egg white
    1 tsp. cold water
    1/4 c. granulated sugar (white or raw works equally well)
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1/2 tsp. spice (cinnamon, paprika, allspice, ginger, your preference really--experiment!)


Preheat oven to 225 degrees F.

In a small mixing bowl, beat egg white and water till totally incorporated. Stir nuts in gently (use a rubber spatula), mixing till thoroughly coated with egg mixture.

Mix sugar, salt and spice in a small bowl till evenly combined. Pour over nuts and stir (gently!) till well coated.

Spread nuts in a single layer on parchment lined baking sheet. Bake at 225 deg. F for 45 minutes, stirring a couple times throughout. Raise oven temp to 275 deg. F. Stir nuts again and roast an additional 15 minutes.

Let cool completely before storing (they will be slightly gooey when you take them out of the oven, but they crsip up as they dry).

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DAMIENDUCKS.

TAGS:  Snacks | Snack | Snacks Snack |

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I make this with Splenda instead of sugar for my diabetic dad. Very good. - 3/30/11

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  • I used mixed nuts as well and have tried different mixes of spices. My current favorite is ginger and cinnamon. - 5/16/13

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  • This was perfect. I have made these on the stove top several times with hit and miss results. These came out perfect and tasted better than any other times that I have made them. - 2/18/13

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  • These are good, I changed and used 1 tsp of vanilla instead of the water and used cinnamon for my spice. I roasted mine about 1 hour stirring every 15 min with good results. Thanks for the recipe. - 12/27/12

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  • yummy! - 10/5/10

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