Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

These scream Christmas to me. My mom used to make them every year at Christmas time. They're just DIFFERENT! :) In a good way of course! :) I'm GUESSING on the cooking time, because I don't time myself when I make them!!! Sorry!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil together the sugar, cinnamon, ginger and milk to a very soft ball stage.
  2. Add walnuts and vanilla.
  3. Stir until it thickens and coats the walnuts.
  4. Turn out onto waxed paper.
  5. Seperate the nuts.


Most Helpful

Darling daughter made these for Thanksgiving Day. She varied by toasting walnuts first and adding freshly grated nutmeg. Thanks for sharing!

Mama Cee Jay November 25, 2011

These turned out fantastic! I added a little cardamom to mine. Yum! Thanks!

CheekyBear November 26, 2010

These are absolutely lovely!! I made these to give along with christmas cards, and everyone who had them wants me to make more for them!! Thanks for sharing this one, its a keeper!!

Droopy Drawers, By Lucy Lastic December 22, 2007

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