The Best Cinnamon Sugar Candied Walnuts

cinnamon sugar walnuts
Total Time
50 Mins
Serves
16
Serving Size
4 cups
Course

Total Time

Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
40 Mins
Total Time
50 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
217 cal
Total Fat
16 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
12 g
Monounsaturated Fat
2 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Sodium
80 mg
Carbohydrates
16 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Total Sugars
13 g
Added Sugars
13 g
Protein
4 g
Vitamin D
0 mcg
Calcium
30 mg
Iron
1 mg
Potassium
120 mg

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites

  • 2 teaspoons water

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 4 cups California walnuts

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 300℉. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together egg whites, water and vanilla extract until frothy.

  3. Add walnuts to mixing bowl with egg white mixture and toss to coat evenly.

  4. Combine sugar, cinnamon and salt in a large plastic bag.

  5. Pour coated walnuts into the plastic bag and shake to coat walnuts evenly with cinnamon-sugar mixture.

  6. Spread walnuts onto prepared baking sheet in a single layer.

  7. Bake for 40 minutes, stirring after 20 minutes.

  8. Remove from oven and cool to room temperature. Serve.