Appetizers, Soups and Salads
Ingredients: 1 lb. walnuts, shelled 1 tbsp. ground cinnamon 2 qts. simple syrup (equal parts of sugar and water) 1 cup turbinado or coarse grind sugar 1 tsp. ground cayenne pepper (optional) 2 tbls. salt
Servings: Serves 8
*can substitute any nut
DIRECTIONS: Mix cinnamon, cayenne, simple syrup and walnuts in a large sauce pan. Bring to boil and boil for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain well and spread on oiled baking sheet. Generously sprinkle with turbinado sugar. Bake at 225 degrees F for 1.5 hours. Stir. Return to oven for 1 hour or until crisp. Let cool in oven. These will keep well in zipper plastic bags.