Candied Walnuts Recipe
16 ounces walnuts (or your choice of nut)
1 egg white, large
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed -
1 st Step
Preheat oven to 350º F. Lightly oil bottom of baking sheet.
In a medium bowl, hand beat egg whites until foamy.
Add walnuts and brown sugar, stir until combined.
Arrange coated walnuts on oiled baking sheet in a single layer and keep separated from each other.
Bake until golden brown.
Remove from pan and cool.
Meanwhile Step 2...
1/2 cup cold water
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
ceyenne pepper to taste
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan except walnuts. Simmer for 4 minutes or until mixture spins small thread from spoon. Remove from heat and stir in walnuts. Continue stirring until syrup forms a sugar coating over the walnuts. Gently separate nuts on cookie sheet while cooling.
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