The Nut~Cracker Sweets Candied Nuts!


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Traditional Christmas crackers filled with sweet and salty candied nuts. From Clara’s Caramel Cashews to Waltz of the Walnuts, these themed, Nut~Cracker Sweets will dance their way into the hearts of family, friends and neighbors this Christmas season!~Amy

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The Nut~Cracker Sweets
Candied Nuts!

Sugar Plum Pecans:
Sparkly Blackberry Vanilla

Snowflake Almonds
Coconut Flake White Chocolate

Waltz of the Walnuts
Milano Milk Glazed Chocolate

Clara’s Caramel Cashews
White Chocolate Salted Caramel

Recipe:

Sugar Plum Pecans:
Sparkly Blackberry French Vanilla

2 cups pecan halves
1/4 cup Torani Blackberry Syrup
1/4 cup Torani French Vanilla Syrup
White sanding sugar

Place nuts into roasting pan. Pour syrups over the top and stir to coat. While stirring slowly and constantly, cook over medium heat until syrup is almost absorbed and thickened. Quickly pour nuts onto parchment paper. Sprinkle generously with sanding sugar. Separate nuts with a wooden spoon. Cool completely.
Store in a covered container.

Makes 2 cups

Recipe by Amy Richardson

Snowflake Almonds
White Chocolate Coconut

2 cups dry roasted salted almonds
1/2 cup Torani White Chocolate Syrup
1/3 cup fine shredded coconut, plus additional for dusting
White sanding sugar

Place nuts into roasting pan. Pour syrup over the top and stir to coat. While stirring slowly and constantly, cook over medium heat until syrup is almost absorbed and thickened, add coconut and stir to coat. Quickly pour nuts onto parchment paper. Sprinkle generously with sanding sugar and additional coconut. Separate nuts with a wooden spoon. Cool completely.
Store in a covered container.

Makes 2 cups

Recipe by Amy Richardson

Waltz of the Walnuts
Milano Milk Glazed Chocolate

2 cups walnut halves
1/4 cup Torani Milano Chocolate syrup
1/4 cup Torani White Chocolate Syrup
White sanding sugar

Place nuts into roasting pan. Pour syrups over the top and stir to coat. While stirring slowly and constantly, cook over medium heat until syrup is almost absorbed and thickened. Quickly pour nuts onto parchment paper. Sprinkle generously with sanding sugar. And separate nuts with a wooden spoon. Cool completely.
Store in a covered container.

Makes 2 cups

Recipe by Amy Richardson

Clara’s Caramel Cashews
White Chocolate Salted Caramel

2 cups roasted and salted Cashews
1/4 cup Torani Salted Caramel Syrup
1/4 cup Torani White Chocolate Syrup
White sanding sugar

Place nuts into roasting pan. Pour syrups over the top and stir to coat. While stirring slowly and constantly, cook over medium heat until syrup is almost absorbed and thickened. Quickly pour nuts onto parchment paper. Sprinkle generously with sanding sugar. And separate nuts with a wooden spoon. Cool completely.
Store in a covered container.

Makes 2 cups

Recipe by Amy Richardson

Equipment:
Victorio Nut Roaster
Available online and at http://www.victorio.com, Orson Gygi
$25-$29, Smith’s, Macey’s or CAL Ranch stores

Torani Syrups: available online at Torani.com and Cash and Carry located at 300 West 1100 South

Fine Quality Wrapping Paper
Available at Tabula Rasa, Trolley Square, Salt Lake City

Nutcracker party picks available at:
Merci Merci
http://www.merimeri.com

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8 thoughts on “The Nut~Cracker Sweets Candied Nuts!

    • You could use either a Cinnamon flavored syrup, like Torani Syrups. Victorio, the maker of the pan, makes a cinnamon and toffee syrup. Both very good. The sugar is available at Orson Gygi. Good luck! 😀

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