From EatingWell: November/December 2011
Use these pretty candied walnuts as a dessert garnish. Try them on top of a pumpkin cheesecake or your favorite holiday dessert.
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon water
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2/3 cup walnut halves
- 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.
Tips & Notes
- Make Ahead Tip: Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days.
Per serving: 58 calories; 4 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 6 g carbohydrates; 6 g added sugars; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 49 mg sodium; 25 mg potassium.
Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2
Exchanges: 1/2 carbohydrate (other), 1 fat
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- Total Time
- 30 minutes or less
- 8 or more
- Type of Dish
- Other (non-main dish)
- Ease of Preparation
- November/December 2011