Ever have a salad topped with delicious, sugar coated candied walnuts? If you have, high-five. For those of you who haven’t, you’re totally missing out.

Candied Walnuts on baking sheet

Candied walnuts taste like warm bowl of sugary oatmeal. Weird? Maybe. However my fellow oatmeal lover and youngest daughter, Malloree and I came to the same conclusion.

They are perfect crushed over ice cream, mixed into yogurt or layered in a parfait. Or snag a few for a quick sweet treat!

ingredients for Candied Walnuts

TO Make Candied Walnuts You Will Need:

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • a pinch of kosher salt
  • 1 egg white
  • 8 ounces walnuts
  • olive oil spray, for greasing your pan.

sugar and spices in a bowl with whisk sugar and spices combined

First, in a medium mixing bowl, combine 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg and a pinch of salt. Whisk to combine.

egg whites in a bowl with whisk add walnuts to egg whites

Next, in a different mixing bowl, whisk an egg white with with a splash of water until frothy.

toss to coat well

Add in 8 ounces of walnuts and toss well to coat.

add coated walnuts to bowl with sugar and spices

Next, add the coated nuts to the bowl with the sugar.

use a spatula to toss to combine

Toss to combine, and until the sugar is all used up and coating the nuts

spread coated walnuts on rimmed baking sheet

. Spread out evenly onto a sprayed metal baking sheet and bake on the middle rack of your preheated 250° oven for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.

baked

See?! So easy and also a little magical.

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Candied Walnuts

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Candied Walnuts

Candied Walnuts l SimplyScratch.com
Yield: 2 to 3 cups

Candied Walnuts

Ever have a salad topped with delicious, homemade candied walnuts? It couldn't be any easier! Serve in parfaits, on salads or as a quick sweet treat!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • olive oil spray
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 egg white
  • 8 ounces walnuts

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 250° and spray a rimmed baking sheet.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine the sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and a pinch of salt. Whisk to combine.
  3. In a seaport bowl,t whisk the egg whites with a splash of water until foamy. Add in the walnuts and toss to coat.
  4. Next add the coated walnuts to the sugar mixture, tossing well to combine.
  5. Spread evenly onto the prepared pan and bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1/4 cup

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 251Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 8mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 2gSugar: 13gProtein: 5g

All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on SimplyScratch.com should only be used as a general guideline.