Sherried Walnuts and Cashews

Set out this elegant mix for an early evening cocktail party. Handle the corn syrup mixture carefully--cooked sugar can cause burns very easily.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 16

Ingredients

2
tablespoons brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon cinnamon
1/4
cup dry sherry
2
tablespoons corn syrup
2
tablespoons butter
2
cups walnut halves
2
cups cashew halves
  • 1 Heat oven to 250°F. Line 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil. In large skillet, combine brown sugar, cinnamon, sherry, corn syrup and butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Stir in walnuts and cashews; cook and stir 4 to 7 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Spread nuts in foil-lined pan.
  • 2 Bake at 250°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until glazed. Cool completely on foil. Store tightly covered.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 Cup
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    10mg
    10%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    5g
    5%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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