Candied Orange Walnuts

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by jrbennett

An easy recipe that can be used for ice cream topping, gift giving at Christmas or just simply on a cookie platter. Great on a salad with dried cranberries and feta cheese.

Top Review by DailyInspiration

Wow, have I found a great treat for the holidays and just for snacking! This dish is so easy and the results are absolutely wonderful. This recipe will be made again and again and I hope to give it as a gift to friends and family during the holidays! Made for Spring PAC, March, 2013.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 12 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange extract
  • 4 cups walnuts


  1. Bring sugar and orange juice to a rolling boil.
  2. Boil one minute.
  3. Add extract and walnuts.
  4. Stir well until evenly coated
  5. Pour walnuts onto wax paper.
  6. Let sit until dried.
  7. Store in airtight container.

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