You might want to package some in pretty containers to give as gifts.


  • 2 C raw walnuts or pecans
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1/2 C water
  • salt


Preheat oven to 300F. Butter a large baking pan.
Combine nuts, sugar and water in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir until mixture crystallizes, about 15 minutes. Spread pecans on the prepared baking pan and sprinkle with salt. Bake for 15 minutes. Turn with an oiled metal spatula and bake an additional 15 minutes. Cool and store in an airtight container.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: My files
Submitted By: Marlen
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