A delicious nutty candy traditional for Jewish holidays.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
35 mins
Servings:
35
Yield:
30 to 40 candies
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Ingredients

35
Original recipe yields 35 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a saucepan, combine the sugar, honey, tahini, and poppy seeds. Stirring constantly, cook the mixture over a low heat until thick, about 30 minutes. Add the nuts and stir well.

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  • Wet a wooden board and pour the mixture onto it. Pat down the mixture with your hands (careful its hot) or a wet spatula until the candy is about 1/2 inch thick. Let cool. Slice with a wet knife into diamond shape pieces.

Nutrition Facts

225 calories; protein 5.5g; carbohydrates 25g; fat 13.3g; sodium 4.6mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (3)

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3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
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Rating: 5 stars
09/26/2003
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Rating: 5 stars
02/05/2010
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Rating: 3 stars
07/14/2011
I was looking for a way to use poppy seeds and stumbled across this one. My husband and I love all of the ingredients and had high hopes for this. The candy came out well but there was just something off about it. It's sweet with a slight nutty flavor but the poppy seeds killed it for me. (I love poppy seed bagels). They gave it an interesting texture but also a slightly harsh flavor. Read More
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