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Maple Sweetened Walnuts

These walnuts are perfectly sweetened with maple syrup are perfect on her own, or even in a salad like I did!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: maple roasted walnuts, sweetened walnuts, walnuts and salad, walnuts for salad
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Amy- A Red Spatula


  • 2 cups whole or walnuts piuces I prefer whole walnuts, but you can use pieces if you prefer
  • cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set the pan aside.
  • Add maple syrup, butter, and salt to a small pan. Bring to a boil over medium heat and allow to boil for 1 minute. remove from heat. Stir in vanilla.
  • Place walnuts in a small bowl and pour maple syrup over walnuts. Mix well.
  • Pour onto a baking sheet.
  • Place in oven and bake for 7-10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  • You can leave the walnuts whole, break them up or even chop them.
  • They are best used right away, but they are also really good later. You can store them in an airtight container for up to 5 days.