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Candied Walnuts Recipe

Crunchy candied walnuts to snack on all Christmas season long! It's one of the easiest candy recipes and can be made in under an hour!

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 12
Calories 295 kcal
Author Kristyn Merkley


  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 lb walnuts halved


  1. Preheat the oven to 250°F

  2. In a small bowl mix the sugar, cinnamon, and salt together.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk the egg white and vanilla together until it is frothy.

  4. Add the walnuts to the egg white froth and toss. Then add the sugar mixture to the walnuts and mix until all the walnuts are evenly coated.

  5. Evenly spread the walnuts onto a baking sheet. Bake for one hour or until brown. Be sure to stir the walnuts every 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Candied Walnuts Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 295 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 54mg2%
Potassium 171mg5%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 8IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.