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Candied Walnuts

This recipe for Candied Walnuts is quick, easy, and ready in less than 10 minutes! Perfect for the holidays, snacking, or topping a salad, these candied walnuts are absolutely addicting. They're laced with a rich, buttery, sweetness and that added crunch. It's hard to stop eating them!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Sweets & Treats
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 177kcal
Author: Amy Nash


  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1 Tablespoon salted butter
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Add the walnuts, butter, sugar, and cinnamon to a nonstick pan over medium heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until the sugar and butter are melted and coating the nuts, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and separate to cool. Serve whole or chopped.


Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 62IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg