Sugar Free Candied Walnuts

Candied walnuts make for a great topping to your salads. It adds a nice crunch and a pop of sweet flavor. This version is sugar free and is good enough to snack on by itself.

Candied Walnuts

Chef Tom
These candied walnuts are sugar free and make for a great snack or salad topping
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Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Course Snack
Servings 6 servings
Calories 132 kcal


  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 Tablespoons granulated stevia
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch salt
  • 1 cup walnut pieces


  • In a heavy bottom pan, add the butter and melt over medium-high heat.
  • Stir in vanilla, stevia, cinnamon and salt until melted.
  • Remove from the heat and add the walnut pieces.
  • Gently stir the walnuts until they are fully coated with the syrup. The syrup will thicken and coat the nuts as it cools.
  • Spread out on a baking sheet and let cool completely before serving or storing.


Once fully cooled you can store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.


Calories: 132kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 3gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 6mgPotassium: 93mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 28mgIron: 1mg
Keyword gluten free, paleo, sugar free, vegan
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