Citrus Candied Mixed Nuts



  • 4 cups mixed nuts: we like pecans and walnuts
  • 3/4 cup citrus juice: we like California Page mandarins (you will need 5-6)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine juice, sugar and rosemary.

  2. Bring to a boil for 2-3 minutes.

  3. Remove rosemary sprig and add in salt.

  4. Put nuts in a large mixing bowl and pour over juice mixture.

  5. Stir to combine and pour onto wax paper lined baking sheet and allow to dry, about 3-4 hours.

  6. Store in an airtight container for 1-2 weeks.

  7. Excellent on their own or chopped as a topping for ice cream.