We grow pecans, so this recipe calls for pecans; however, walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds, etc., are all good alternatives, too. Candied Nuts are very quick and easy to make, and very yummy, indeed!
2 cups, pecan (or walnut) halves, or whole, shelled almonds (or hazelnuts),
2/3 cup, sugar,
4 Tbsp, butter (unsalted),
1 tsp, cinnamon powder,
1 tsp, almond essence.
(1)Warm butter (low heat) in a pot, and add sugar to it.
Keep stirring while sugar melts.
(3) Cover cookie sheet with aluminum foil, spray oil over it. Put sugar and cinnamon coated nuts on prepared cookie sheet. Let it cool well and they are ready to go!
For extra flavor, briefly roast your ready to eat nuts for 3-4 minutes in the oven (low heat, but be careful, nuts burn easily!)
If you are not familiar with cups, assume an empty, 15 ½ oz. size can to have 2 cups capacity (1 cup=8oz.)
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