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Glazed Cherries and Nuts

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salted mixed nuts 13 Ounce (1 Jar)
  Candied red cherries 4 Ounce (1 Jar)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350F
2. On a large baking pan about 9-by-9-by-l 3/4-inch in size, spread out the nuts and cherries and put them in the hot oven to warm through. Do not overheat.
3. Generously butter a 17-by-14-inch cookie sheet

MAKING
4. In a large 2 1/2-quart saucepan, place the sugar, corn syrup and water and heat over medium heat till the sugar is completely dissolved. Cook this mixture till a candy thermometer register 300F or when a little syrup separates into hard but not brittle threads, when dropped into cold water
5. Remove syrup from the heat as soon as the temperature reaches the right level.
6. Add the warm nuts, cherries, butter and vanilla to the pan and stir well.
7. Immediately pour this on a buttered cookie sheet and spread to the edge of the sheet.
8. Cook completely on the wire rack for 1-1/2 hours with a spatula. Break into irregular pieces and store in an airtight container

SERVING
9. Serve at room temperature

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Glazed
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Nut
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4939 Calories from Fat 1910

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 207 g318.5%

Saturated Fat 41.4 g207.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 1801.9 mg75.1%

Total Carbohydrates 736 g245.5%

Dietary Fiber 26 g104%

Sugars 487.3 g

Protein 78 g156.5%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C

Calcium 31.5% Iron 52.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Glazed Cherries And Nuts Recipe