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These Brown Sugar Candied Walnuts are perfect for topping sweets, salads, and more! EASY recipe!

Brown Sugar Candied Walnuts Recipe

Yield: 2 Cups
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Brown Sugar Candied Walnuts will be your go-to topping for sweets and salads. But watch out or you'll find yourself eating the whole batch by the handful!
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  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups walnuts
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon


  • In a large pan heat butter over medium heat until melted.
  • Add brown sugar, cinnamon, and walnuts to the pan and stir continuously until the sugar is dissolved (about 3-4 minutes).
  • Using a slotted spoon or spatula remove walnuts from the pan to a baking sheet that has been lined with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • Allow to cool completely for 1 hour. The walnuts can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.