Maple Chipotle Candied Walnuts

There are more than a delicious sweet snack. Use these raw, maple-candied walnuts on a variety of desserts. These pair perfectly with slow-roasted beets and cashew cream cheese.

From Plant-Based Holiday Entertaining with Rouxbe

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  • Total Time: 12 hours
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups

Ingredients

STEP 1: Soaking the Walnuts

  • 2 cups raw walnuts
  • 3 to 4 cups water

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

Chef’s Notes: 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.

CandiedWalnuts

Directions

STEP 1: Soaking the Walnuts

  1. 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. To prepare the mixture, place walnuts in a mixing bowl with the remaining ingredients and toss well.

STEP 3: Dehydrating the Walnuts

  1. 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.
  • Total Time: 12 hours
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups
  • Ingredients:

    STEP 1: Soaking the Walnuts

    • 2 cups raw walnuts
    • 3 to 4 cups water

    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

    Chef’s Notes: 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.

    CandiedWalnuts

  • Directions:

    STEP 1: Soaking the Walnuts

    1. 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. To prepare the mixture, place walnuts in a mixing bowl with the remaining ingredients and toss well.

    STEP 3: Dehydrating the Walnuts

    1. 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.
  • Credit:

    There are more than a delicious sweet snack. Use these raw, maple-candied walnuts on a variety of desserts. These pair perfectly with slow-roasted beets and cashew cream cheese.

    From Plant-Based Holiday Entertaining with Rouxbe

    Visit Rouxbe here

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