Sweet Rosemary Walnuts

BY : PUBLISHED : November 2nd, 2012 UPDATED: August 17th, 2021

I adore rosemary but it wasn’t until a couple years ago that I started incorporating this fragrant herb into sweet foods, as well as savory. These spiced walnuts have the best of both worlds. Enjoy this sweet and salty snack!


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Sweet Rosemary Walnuts

These spiced walnuts have the best of both worlds. Enjoy this sweet and salty snack!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 16 servings
Calories 221 kcal
DIET Vegan


  • 1 cup of powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1 Tablespoon of chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 4 cups of walnuts


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper/Silpat.
  • In medium mixing bowl, combine powdered sugar, rosemary, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
  • Fill medium saucepan halfway with water and bring to a boil.
  • Add walnuts to boiling water and blanch for three minutes.
  • Strain blanched walnuts well and add to sugar mixture. Toss to coat until well-mixed and sugar has dissolved.
  • Spread walnuts onto baking sheet and bake for 18-22 minutes, or until walnuts are golden. Stir every few minutes and keep an eye on them to make sure the sugar isn't burning.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool. Store in airtight container.


Calories: 221kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 4gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 14gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 146mgPotassium: 131mgFiber: 2gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 10IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 30mgIron: 1mg
Keyword gf, gluten free, glutenfree, holiday, rosemary, salty, snack, sweet, walnuts
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Loves baking, gardening and preparing delicious, compassionate meals for her vegan family of four.

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