Candied Nuts

Candied Walnuts:
4 oz Pecans
4 oz Walnuts
1/2 {scant} cup White Granulated Sugar
1/8 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon Kosher Salt
Egg Whites from one Egg
Preheat oven to 250 degrees and butter a small baking sheet.
Combine the sugar, cinnamon and salt in a small bowl and set aside.
In a medium sized bowl whisk egg white with a splash of water until frothy.
Add the nuts and toss until evenly coated.
Next add the nuts to the cinnamon and sugar mixture and toss again until coated.
Spread sugared nuts onto prepared baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes, tossing every 10 minutes. Let cool.
Spicy Smoked Almonds:
Use the recipe above but add:
1/8 teaspoon cardamon
1/8 teaspoon cayenne papper
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
increase cinnamon to 1/4 teaspoon
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This entry was posted in 2010, Christmas Recipes, Cookies/Candies, December 2010. Bookmark the permalink.

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