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Spiced Walnuts for Winter Green Salad with Honey-Apple Cider Vinaigrette


These walnuts add some kick to Cristeta Comerford's Winter Green Salad with Honey-Apple Cider Vinaigrette.

  • Yield: Makes 1 cup

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, Episode 5090


  • 1 cup walnut halves
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon store-bought Cajun spice mix


  1. Toast walnuts in a medium skillet over medium heat until fragrant, about 5 minutes. Add confectioners' sugar and cook, tossing nuts, until sugar is melted. Season with Cajun spice; remove from heat and let cool.

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  • ezstall
    22 FEB, 2010
    I tried this recipe...didn't succeed.. the confectionery sugar did not melt. I had to salvage the nuts by adding water which dissolved the sugar. I will not do this recipe again. I was quite surprised since it came from the head chef of the white house.