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Cinnamon Walnuts

"Sampling just one of these taste-bud tempters almost always leads to another. That's why I package a big batch in gift tins for happy holiday snackers."
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15 m servings
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  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine the sugar, milk, cinnamon and salt. Cook over medium heat, without stirring, until a candy thermometer reads 238 degrees F (soft-ball stage). Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla and walnuts. Spread onto waxed paper to harden. Break into pieces. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

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Warning - these are really addictive! I made them using pecans for family and friends and everyone raved. I have never "sugared" anything before, do not own a candy thermometer and was nervou...

This is a very easy recipe. I substituted brown sugar for granulated sugar and it was also delicious and in that recipe I didn't use vanilla. Also, I didn't want to burn the mixture, so I sti...

Soooo easy! Tastes wonderful. Wasn't so sure about the presentation at first and then I remembered seeing these a few times at candy stores and trust me they taste just like them. Great quick...

sooooooooo yummy! use less walnuts so they are coated with this yummy stuff. and double the vanilla!!!

Delicious. Made these as part of a gift box, and they were a huge hit. Very easy, too.

I made this for Christmas gift giving ..My best friend couldnt stop eatting them. Definitely love at first bite lol...

This recipe was so good it made it to my recipe database. I doubled the vanilla extract and added a pinch of Cayenne pepper. Addicting!

THese were absolutely delicious.

Extremely easy to make & delicious. I will be using these as a garnish on my pumpkin pancakes this Autumn. They will be perfect for that!

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