Sugar Glazed Walnuts

Sugar Glazed Walnuts


"These walnuts are wonderful when put on a green salad. That is if you don't let your family taste them...they might not make it to the salad. Wonderful!"


10 m servings 269 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 269 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 19.6 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.9g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Lightly grease a baking sheet. In a 1 quart glass measure, combine walnut halves, sugar, and water. Cook in microwave oven on high setting for 8 to 8 1/2 minutes, or until sugar has caramelized. Stir several times during cooking. Pour out onto prepared baking sheet, and separate into pieces. Let cool completely. store in an airtight container.


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  1. 123 Ratings


these walnuts were so delicious! the only alteration i would suggest would be a little less topping (and i mean a little) as well as placing in the oven on 350 for about 15 minutes. If not put ...

Wonderful and so much less expensive than buying them in the store. Be careful, use an heat proof spatula when stiring.

This is the fastest way ever of making salad glazed nuts. It's definately not the holiday nuts, but that's not needed for for salads. I don't really even measure the sugar to water ratio stric...

EXCELLENT even made with Splenda.

This is a keeper! I made 1 cup with 800 watt micro and it took 3 minutes. I used brown sugar for a different flavor.

I put these delicious nuts on a spinach salad with dried cranberries, mandrin oranges, and poppy seed dressing last night. I couldn't believe it when my friends went back for seconds on the sal...

These were good, but they do taste like little sugar bombs. I tried using more walnuts the second time and they came out better, but still too sweet. My father in law loved them though.

Seriously addicting. I let cool on parchment paper. Easy clean up. Be sure to stir frequently!

made these sugared- walnuts with a tropical caribbean salad- (fresh greens, mango, strawberries, dried cranberries, kiwi and a blush vinagrette) while i also had the "recrystalizing problem" (m...