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Sherried Orange Walnuts

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars

"A scrumptious concoction of candied walnuts, incorporating cream sherry, orange zest and brown sugar. These freeze well."
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1 h 25 m servings 181
Original recipe yields 30 servings (5 cups)


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  1. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper.
  2. Place the brown sugar, white sugar, salt, sherry, orange zest, and orange extract into a heavy saucepan, and stir until well combined. Bring to a boil over medium-low heat, stirring constantly; boil for 1 minute. Stir in the butter. Remove from heat, and stir in the walnut halves to coat with syrup.
  3. Spread the candied walnut halves out onto the prepared baking sheet, and allow to cool thoroughly, at least 1 hour. Break into bite-size chunks to serve.


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  • Reynolds® parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 181 calories; 13.8 13.4 3.1 2 47 Full nutrition

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Thanks for your ratings and reviews everyone! Just for some additional info/help, these are not glazed walnuts -- they are supposed to be sort of crystalized. I think adding another cup or so of...

Another "different" treat. Was easy to make and very well received at our holiday party. Had requests for recipe which is always a good sign.

Made this for Thanksgiving and they were a hit at both family dinners. The only complaint I have is that they are sugary (sandy texture) rather than glazed. I will play with it a bit to see if...

Really good flavor, but they sugar crystalized. I omitted the orange extract and used the zest a whole orange. They went well with pear & gorgonzola salad.

I used pecans because that's what I had on hand . I hand-squeezed the juice from 2 California Cuties (Mandarins) in place of the extract letting some pulp fall in to the nuts. I threw them in ...

These are SO yummy! It took mine a lot longer than an hour for the glaze to set but the orange flavor is SO good and so worth the wait!