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  • 3 tablespoons - butter
  • 4 tablespoons - packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons - white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons - maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons - cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons - vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups - walnuts
  • Directions:

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheet with aluminum foil, parchment paper, or silicone baking sheets.

    In a 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat; add sugars, syrup, cinnamon and vanilla, and mix well. Cook until bubbly, stirring constantly.

    Add walnuts; cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until coated.

    Spread mixture onto lined cookie sheet. Bake 3-4 minutes, then stir and return to oven. Bake 2-3 minutes more, and stir again. Bake 2-3 minutes longer or until golden brown.

    Cool completely, for about 20-30 minutes. Store in air-tight container for up to 2 weeks.

    Brief Description

    Candied pecans, glazed walnuts, cinnamon sugar nuts - all describe this sweet nutty concoction similar to those found at Six Flags, Cabela's, Buc-ee's, and similar venues.

    Main Ingredient:

    pecans or walnuts

    Category:  Snacks

    Cuisine:  Southern

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 30 min


    This version contains adapted changes after making once and deciding it needed more sugar.
    Also see Southern Fatty German Roasted Candied Pecans recipe for further ideas.


    adapted from Pillsbury

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    Posted On:

    December 14, 2019

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