Crock-Pot Sugar Coated Walnuts

My kids will not eat regular nuts.  But, you put a bag of the Sugar Walnuts in front of them and they will polish them off.   These taste nice and fresh and not a large coating of sugar on them.   Be careful, the sugar will burn to the bottom of your crock-pot.   This comes off easy with a little hot water and some soap.

Crock-Pot Sugar Coated Walnuts

Crock-Pot Sugar Coated Walnuts


1 16 Ounce Bag Walnut Halves
1/2 Cup Butter
1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar
1 1/2 Teaspoons Cinnamon, ground
1/4 Teaspoon Ground Cloves
1/4 Teaspoon Ground Ginger


  1. Add walnuts and butter to crock-pot.
  2. Heat on low and stir as the butter melts.
  3. Once the butter has melted, add in the powdered sugar stirring as you add to coat all the walnuts.
  4. Cook on high for 1 hour stirring occasionally.
  5. In a bowl, mix the remaining ingredients.
  6. Sprinkle the spice mixture on top of the walnuts stirring to coat all walnuts.
  7. Cook an additional 30 minutes stirring occasionally.
  8. Lay a sheet of parchment paper or foil on a counter or table.
  9. Spread the nuts out evenly on the paper/foil allowing them to cool.
  10. Store in a sealed container or bag.

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  1. says

    I will definitely try these. Your warning about the sugar burning, made me wonder if you have tried aluminum foil between the crock and the heating element. My crock pot was always cooking everything too fast and was burning in some spots. So I wrapped the crock in heavy duty aluminum foil and not more burning and the temperature is now more even.

    • Lady Katie says

      yes you can use foil, that does help. Sugar will burn on foil too. But, the foil will make it easier to clean up!


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