Slow Cooker Sweet Walnuts

The nice part about this dish is that once you get it started, it pretty much takes care of itself, making a nice snack that can be frozen for up to 6 months.

Serves: 16Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 2 hours 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 16


  • 1 lb. walnuts
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground allspice
  • ¼ tsp. ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp. vanilla extract


  • Place all ingredients in a slow cooker; stir. Cook on high setting 15 minutes. Reduce to lowest setting; continue cooking uncovered 2 hours.
  • Nuts are done when glaze isn’t sticky and nuts have a crisp texture. Put in containers. Label and freeze.