Scrumptious brown sugar-candied walnuts—one bite will lead to several more.
Recipe Ingredients:1 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups walnut halves
- Combine sugars, water and salt in a large, heavy saucepan over low heat. Stir until the sugar dissolves, cover with a lid briefly to get any sugar crystals off the sides of the pan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
- Cook to firm ball stage (248°F / 120°C), or until a small amount of mixture is dropped into cold water and forms a ball that holds until pressed. Remove from heat.
- Add vanilla and walnut halves; stir until nuts are coated and sugary.
- Quickly spread on waxed paper or foil, separating nuts using two forks. Let cool. Store in tightly covered container at room temperature.
Makes about 1 1/2 pounds.