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Christmas Swedish Nuts Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sally Lowell
Added: Friday, January 30, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 large can of raw almonds
1 large package of whole pecans or walnuts
1 cup sugar
dash of salt
2 stiffly beaten egg whites
1 stick of butter

Directions:
Directions:
Toast nuts on a jelly roll pan or cookie sheet at 325 for 10 minutes or until lightly toasted.
Fold sugar and salt thoroughly into beaten egg whites to form a meringue. While doing this, melt butter on a jelly roll pan. Fold toasted nuts into meringue mixture coating evenly. Spread nuts evenly over melted butter in jelly roll pan. Bake at 325 for 30 minutes, stirring every ten minutes. Watch carefully so butter does not burn. Must use butter!!!! Margarine doesn't taste the same.
Cool and store in airtight containers. Makes a great holiday appetizer or gift!

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is an original recipe from my son's Finnish grandmother, Margaret Lewis.

 

 

 

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