Candied Nuts, Cookies, and Crafts, Oh, My!
This is a perfect recipe and makes your house smell DELICIOUS! These nuts are great for parties and gifting.
Cinnamon Candied Nuts
1 lb nuts (pecans or almonds are good)
1 large egg white
1 Tbsp water
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
Preheat oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit.
In a large bowl, vigorously mix egg white, water, and vanilla until very frothy
In a separate small mixing bowl, whisk together sugar, cinnamon, and salt
Add nuts to egg white mixture and toss until evenly coated
Pour half of the sugar mixture over nuts and stir several times.
Add remaining sugar and stir to distribute over nuts evenly
Pour coated nuts over a parchment paper lined baking sheet and spread into an even layer
Bake in preheated oven 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes
Allow to cool, then store in airtight container
Recipe by Laura Schofield
In addition to the Cinnamon Candied Nuts recipe above, how about whipping up one of these recipes to fill your kitchen with yummy holiday smells? Something wonderful to share with your family and your friends!
M & M Cookies
Classic cookies with red and green candy are so simple! Use any cookie recipe, or try this Cake Mix Cookie!
1 package dry cake mix
½ cup softened butter
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup candy M & M's or chips
Bake 350 for 10-12 minutes, until edges are set.
Here are some more great Christmas baking and crafting ideas to try, and share!
Christmas Pretzel Treats
Homemade Nestle Crunch Bars
Handprint Snowman Ornament
Candy Cane Bath Salts
More Ideas on Pinterest
I hope you feel inspired to drop everything and make something wonderful to share during the upcoming holiday weeks! I would love to hear what your favorite recipe is to make and share?