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

Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2011

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20 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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

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  • 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

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

Nutrition Facts

58 calories; protein 0.8g; carbohydrates 6.4g; dietary fiber 0.4g; sugars 5.8g; fat 3.6g; saturated fat 0.3g; vitamin a iu 1.1IU; vitamin c 0.1mg; folate 5.4mcg; calcium 5.6mg; iron 0.2mg; magnesium 8.7mg; potassium 25.3mg; sodium 48.7mg; added sugar 6g.
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