Toasted Candied Walnuts
Recipe type: Snack
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Serves: 2½ cups candied walnuts
Walnuts tossed in a warm simple syrup then toasted in the oven. These toasted candied walnuts are the perfect snack and as toppers for your meals.
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 2½ cups walnuts
  • black or white sesame seeds
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a small pot, boil water and granulated sugar until the sugar has dissolved and starts to thicken. Add walnuts to the simple syrup and cook for several minutes until the walnuts are completely coated.
  3. Pour the simple syrup coated walnuts onto the parchment paper lined baking sheet and spread them into a single layer. Sprinkle black sesame seeds on top, then toast the walnuts in the oven for about 10 minutes. Remove the baking sheet from the oven and allow the walnuts to cool completely.
  4. Store the toasted candied walnuts in a mason jar for up to 2-3 weeks.
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