Recipe By Chef Boyardee
Published Mar 5th
Prep 10m Cook 10m Additional 30m Ready In 50m
Servings 16 servings Calories 213.3

The glazed walnuts make this a sweet but healthy snack. Vegan and GF! This can be used on cereal or folded into quinoa for breakfast, or added to mixed greens for a great salad. I keep some tucked away in my desk drawer – a handful makes a great mid-day snack.

Recipe Ingredients

  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 ½ cups walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 cup hulled pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • ¾ cup raspberry-flavored dried cranberries

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. 2 Heat brown sugar in a saucepan over medium-low heat until melted; stir in walnuts and sesame seeds until walnuts are coated with sugar and sesame seeds. Transfer coated walnuts to the prepared baking sheet; set aside until cooled.
  3. 3 Mix coated walnuts, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, and cranberries together in a bowl.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 213.3
  • Carbohydrate 14.2 g
  • Fat 16.5 g
  • Fiber 2.3 g
  • Protein 5.9 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.9 g
  • Sodium 4 mg
  • Sugar 8.7 g


  1. I'm not sure what I did wrong or if it was fault of the recipe? The brown sugar on its own does not melt. I tried to recover and added butter to the mix which seemed to help "melt" but it turned the sugar into brittle. Taste was great but I had issues with technique. - Read more ...