Candied Walnuts Recipe

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Kaylee Published: January 28, 2021 Modified: October 3, 2021
Candied Walnuts Recipe

How To Make Candied Walnuts

Whip up some candied walnuts coated in a sweet cinnamon-sugar mixture, then baked to crisp and crunchy perfection, for a tasteful all-around snack!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • ¼cupgranulated sugar
  • ¼cuplight brown sugar,packed
  • ½tspcinnamon
  • ½tspsalt
  • 1egg white
  • 1tspwater
  • 8ozwalnut halves


  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Line a sheet pan with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.

  2. Place the granulated sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt in a small bowl. Mix until thoroughly combined.

  3. In a large bowl, whisk the egg white with the water until the mixture is frothy.

  4. Pour the walnuts into the egg white mixture and toss to coat. Pour in the cinnamon-sugar mixture and stir until nuts are thoroughly coated in the sugar.

  5. Place the nuts in a single layer on the sheet pan.

  6. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, stirring halfway through the baking time until the coating on the nuts has hardened.

  7. Cool completely, then serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Store in an airtight container until ready for use.


  • Calories: 228.93kcal
  • Fat: 18.49g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.74g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.53g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 13.37g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.74g
  • Fiber: 1.99g
  • Sugar: 11.40g
  • Protein: 4.69g
  • Sodium: 100.48mg
  • Calcium: 33.54mg
  • Potassium: 137.27mg
  • Iron: 0.88mg
  • Vitamin A: 0.31µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.37mg
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