Crock Pot Sugared Nuts
1 pound walnut pieces
8 T (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
1 1/2 t ground cinnamon
1/4 t ground ginger
1/4 t ground allspice
1/8 t ground cloves
In a 3 1/2 quart slow cooker, stir the walnuts and butter until
combined. Add the confectioners' sugar, stirring to coat evenly.
Cover and slow-cook on High for 15 minutes. Reduce the heat to
low and slow-cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the nuts
are coated with a crisp glaze, about 2 hours.
Transfer the nuts to a serving bowl. In a small bowl, combine the
cinnamon, ginger, allspice and cloves. Sift the spices over the
nuts, stirring to coat evenly. Cool the nuts completely before
Makes about 4 cups.