Candied Walnuts in Bowl Recipe in White Bowl
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5 Minute Candied Walnuts Recipe

Sweet, sticky, and lightly caramelized candied walnuts are tasty on their own or in dishes like salads, or yogurt parfaits. Make these walnuts today and try not to gobble them all up because they are *that* delicious! 
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candied walnuts, walnuts
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 265cal
Author: Amy


  • 1 cup walnuts whole, without shells
  • 1 tablespoon butter unsalted
  • 1/4 cup white Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon water


  • Prep a baking sheet with wax paper and place it right near your stove with some tongs or a spatula
  • In a non-stick skillet, add your sugar, butter, and walnuts.
  • Over medium heat stir constantly until you ingredients begin to melt
  • Right once you start seeing the caramel brown, add in your teaspoon of water
  • Nuts will be deep golden brown, and sticky- immediately transfer to the baking sheet and sperate them from sticking together.
  • Allow nuts to cool for 10 mins-store in an airtight container.


Nutritional values may vary and are meant to be a guide. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 265cal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 26mg | Potassium: 129mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 87IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg