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Vanilla Caramel Candied Walnuts

Need a new snack? Bored with your usual snacks? Well, here's a new awesome recipe to shake things up!  

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  Vanilla Caramel Candied Walnuts is a super simple recipe, with really delicious results. You could add in extras too!  

Vanilla Caramel Candied Walnuts

Adapted from: Eat Good 4 Life

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Ingredients:

  • 1 pound shelled walnuts (preferably halves)
  • 1 cup whole milk (any type would work)
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 teaspoons Buttery Sweet Dough Flavor (optional)

Instructions:

  • Prepare cookie sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
  • Combine milk, sugars, molasses, and salt in medium size pot. Place over medium-high heat. Using a candy thermometer, heat mixture to 240 degrees, stirring periodically. 
 

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  • Once the mixture reaches 240 degrees, remove from heat and quickly stir in vanilla. NOTE: this could splash! Be careful, it's very hot!
  • When the vanilla is completely incorporated, pour walnuts into pot and stir, covering all walnuts in the mixture.
  • Pour walnut mixture onto prepared cookie sheet and spread with a wooden spoon.
 

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  • Let walnuts cool completely. Break up walnuts into desired size.
   

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