Brown Sugared Walnuts

Glazed, penuche walnuts
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  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 1.5 cups (6 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
318 Calories
21g Fat
31g Carbs
5g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1.5 cups (6 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 318
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 106mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 5g
Calcium 54mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Toasted walnuts are coated with brown sugar and sour cream for a darkly sweet, tangy taste.


  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1.5 cups toasted walnut halves

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. Prepare a baking sheet by lining it with aluminum foil and spraying the foil with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stir together the brown sugar, granulated sugar, sour cream, and salt. Stir frequently until the mixture reaches 250 degrees.
  4. Remove from the heat and immediately stir in the vanilla and the walnuts. Stir until the nuts are evenly coated.
  5. Pour the candy onto the prepared baking sheet. Allow it to cool for five minutes, then stir the nuts, making sure they are well-coated with the sugar syrup. Stir and coat on the baking sheet, then separate the nuts and allow them to fully cool.
  6. Brown Sugared Walnuts can be stored in a Ziploc bag or airtight container at room temperature for several weeks.