Candied Caveman Walnuts

These are the simplest, yet most delicious way I could enjoy walnut.  I know this is borderline Paleo but I use all 100% Pure Maple Syrup so I could have extracted sap from a tree thousands of years ago :).  Just don’t over indulge on these, even tough they are Paleo it doesn’t mean you can eat all you want.  Feel free to enjoy a couple cups at least though :)


Candied Caveman Walnuts
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Serves: 3
  1. Preheat a dry saute pan over medium heat
  2. Add the walnuts, maple syrup, and salt and stir frequently until the walnuts are toasted the the maple syrup carmelizes, about 3-5 minutes
  3. Remove from the heat and place the walnuts on some parchment paper to cool
  4. Enjoy and try not to eat them all

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  1. I made these today but they are all cooled but are still so sticky. I was thinking they would be sweet and crunchy so that I could use them in salads. I even tried refrigerating them to see if that would harden up the maple glaze, but it didn’t work. Did I do something wrong or is this the way they were supposed to turn out? I chose your recipe over others I found on the internet because I always prefer to use maple syrup over other types of sugar. They taste good but are a gloppy, sticky sheet of walnuts. Any ideas?

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