Honey-Glazed Walnuts

Fast Hors d'Oeuvres

4 to 6 -


  • Cooking oil for frying

  • 3 cups walnut halves


  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 3 tablespoons honey

  • 1/4 teaspoon Chinese five-spice

  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds


  1. In a wok, heat oil for deep-frying to 300° over medium heat. Add walnuts and deep-fry, turning frequently, until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Remove and drain on paper towels.

  2. Combine brown sugar and butter in a saucepan. Cook, stirring, over low heat until brown sugar melts. Add honey and five-spice; mix well. Remove saucepan from heat and add walnuts and sesame seeds; toss gently to coat.

  3. Spread mixture in a foil-lined baking pan. Let stand until cool. Break into bite size pieces before serving.

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