Use these pretty candied walnuts as a dessert garnish. Try them on top of a pumpkin cheesecake or your favorite holiday dessert.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2011


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Instructions Checklist
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil; coat with cooking spray.

  • Combine sugar, honey, water and salt in a large heavy skillet. Place over medium-high heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until the mixture turns golden, 3 to 4 minutes. Add walnuts, reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring, until deep golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes more. Turn the mixture out on the prepared baking sheet, spreading in an even layer. When completely cooled, break into clusters.


Make Ahead Tip: Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

57.5 calories; protein 0.8g 2% DV; carbohydrates 6.4g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 0.4g 2% DV; sugars 5.8g; fat 3.6g 6% DV; saturated fat 0.3g 2% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 1.1IU; vitamin c 0.1mg; folate 5.4mcg 1% DV; calcium 5.6mg 1% DV; iron 0.2mg 1% DV; magnesium 8.7mg 3% DV; potassium 25.3mg 1% DV; sodium 48.7mg 2% DV; thiaminmg 2% DV; added sugar 6g.