Maple Chipotle Candied Walnuts
- Serves: 2 cups
- Active Time: 25 mins
- Total Time: 12 hrs
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Step 1: Soaking the Walnuts• 2 cups raw walnuts
• 3 to 4 cups water
To prepare the walnuts, in a medium bowl, soak the walnuts for 3 to 4 hours to soften. Strain, reserving the walnuts and discarding the liquid.
Step 2: Preparing the Mixture for Dehydration• 1/2 tbsp cinnamon
• 1/2 tsp chipotle powder
• 1/2 cup maple sugar, finely ground
• 1 1/2 tsp sea salt
To prepare the mixture, place walnuts in a mixing bowl with the remaining ingredients and toss well.
Step 3: Dehydrating the Walnuts
To finish the candied walnuts, set dehydrator at 115°F (45°C). Spread an even layer of walnuts on dehydrator trays, leaving room for air circulation. Continue to dehydrate for 7 to 10 hours or until crisp.
Store walnuts in a sealed container and refrigerate to retain crispness.
- by Chad Sarno
- December 31, 2013
These maple spiced walnuts pair well with both sweet and savory dishes. They’re a great addition to desserts, or sprinkled on your favorite salads.