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Minted Nuts Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, October 7, 2008


1 Cup Sugar
C water
C Light Corn Syrup
10 Marshmallows
1tsp peppermint extract
10 drops food coloring
3 C walnuts or Pecans

Sugared Walnuts: (Ruth)
1 C Sugar
C liquid
1tsp light corn syrup
tsp salt
2 to 3 cups walnuts halves and/or pieces

Combine sugar, liquid, corn syrup and salt. Cook to the soft-ball stage (235-240) Remove from heat, add walnuts, stir until creamy. Turn onto aluminum foil or waxed paper. Separate and let cool.

Orange Sugared: orange juice for liquid. Add 1 tsp grated orange peel.
Spiced: Use C water as liquid. Add tsp of both nutmeg, cloves and 2 tsp cinnamon.
Minted: Use C milk as liquid. Add few drops of green food coloring and tsp mint flavoring stirred in after cooking.




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