Walnut candy, made with walnut halves coated with a homemade caramel candy sauce.
- 1/3 cup sour cream
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 Tbsp milk
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 2 cups of walnut halves
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
1 Make the caramel base: In a small, thick-bottomed saucepan, mix together and heat the sour cream, salt, milk, and sugar. Heat until the temperature reads 240°F on a candy thermometer or digital thermometer, stirring occasionally.
2 Add walnuts, vanilla: Add the walnuts and a teaspoon of vanilla. Stir until the walnuts are creamy.
3 Remove from pan and separate: Remove pan from heat and spread the walnuts out on parchment paper or Silpat. Separate using 2 forks if necessary. Let cool to harden.