Skillet Candied Nuts

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Appears in Cook's Country February/March 2021

These sweet and savory nuts are great eaten as a snack or as a topping for cakes, cookies, and other desserts.

SERVES4 (Makes 1⁄2 cup)

TIME25 minutes

Skillet Candied Nuts

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

To make this crunchy snack, we started by toasting nuts in a skillet to bring out their flavor. Adding water, sugar, and salt to the hot skillet caused the water to evaporate and the sugar to caramelize and thicken. As the nuts started to s...

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