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Caramelized Maple Walnuts Recipe

Pure maple syrup makes a lovely candied walnut. Perfection in trail mix, salads, ice cream, oatmeal & more! Perfect snack for your sweet tooth!
Course Nuts
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 generous cup
Author Allie Taylor


  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup


  • Place walnuts in medium skillet.
  • Pour maple syrup on top and gently stir to coat.
  • Cook over medium heat until bubbling, stirring every few minutes.
  • Syrup will begin to caramelize after about five minutes or so. Watch closely.
  • When syrup is sticking to walnuts and there's not so much liquid left in the skillet, remove from heat.
  • Quickly (and carefully!) place separately on parchment paper to harden.
  • Once dry and hardened, store in airtight container until needed.