Candied Walnuts

On a Sears receipt from 1969. I’m guessing that “syrup” refers to corn syrup, and “peppermint” is peppermint extract.

From the box of L.S. of Joplin, Missouri.

Candied Walnuts

1-1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. milk and 4 drops red [food coloring]
1 tsp. syrup
1/4 tsp. salt

1 tsp. peppermint
2-1/2 c. walnuts

Mix first four ingredients in saucepan. Cook to soft ball, 238 deg.

Add rest and stir till creamy.

Quickly turn out on waxed paper and separate with a fork.

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