SMOKY CANDIED CIDER WALNUTS
Everyone will be impressed by these delectable smoky sweet nut meats! Perfect topper or snack. You’ll want to triple or quadruple this recipe!
Makes 1 cup
1/3 c. apple cider
1/3 c. dark brown sugar
1/4 t. pink Himalaya salt
sev. twists fresh black pepper grind
light sprinkling powdered ginger
a few drops liquid smoke
1 c. walnut halves
1 lg. scoop granulated sugar
In medium skillet, over med.-low heat combine cider, brown sugar, pink salt, black pepper and ginger. Stir well and reduce by about 1/3rd.
Add liquid smoke and walnuts. Stir well to coat evenly, then let the liquid cook down, while stirring often.
When liquid evaporates and walnuts are still moving about loosely in a minimal amount of syrup, remove pan immediately from heat.
When walnuts are at room temperature and skillet is at most lukewarm, add a large scoop of granulated sugar…