- 6 cups water
- 4 cups walnut halves
- 1/2 cup sugar
- Oil for frying
- 1-1/4 teaspoons salt
- In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add walnuts; boil for 1 minute. Drain; rinse under hot water. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, toss walnuts with sugar.
- In an electric skillet, heat 1/2 in. of oil to 350°. Fry walnuts for 5 minutes or until dark brown, stirring often. Drain in a colander over paper towels. Sprinkle with salt. Store in an airtight container.
1/4 cup: 188 calories, 16g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 185mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.