Sweet and Salty Nuts

Difficutly: easy
Time: 45 Min
Portion: 12 servings
Ingredients:

2 tbsp Butter
1 lb walnut pieces or pecan halves (4 1/2 cups)
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup light-colored corn syrup
1-2 tbsp coarse sea salt or kosher salt
~1/2 tsp frshly ground black pepper
coarse raw sugar

Directions:

1. Preheat over to 325° F. Using about 2 tablespoons butter, generously butter a 15x10x1-inch baking pan; set aside. In a large bowl stir together the nuts, granulated sugar, corn syrup, salt, and pepper until well combined; spread in prepared pan.
2. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden and bubbly, stirring once or twice. Remove from oven. Sprinkle generously with raw sugar; toss to coat. Transfer mixture to a large piece of foil. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Break apart to serve.
3. Store nuts in airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks or in freezer container in freezer for up to 3 months.

Notes:
Makes 20-24 (about 1/4 cup) servings.

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