About this recipe: These walnuts are a special treat at Christmas, and are quite simple to make. Perfect for a party nibble or a food gift, or use to garnish your Christmas cake.
yum.I made this for my brother, but he's only getting half. I'm keeping the rest! - 09 Dec 2012
Brilliantly tasty and easy! - 22 Dec 2011
The "soft ball stage" is when you can dribble a bit of the mixture into a bowl of water, then scoopr it up and form it into a ball that can be flattened. In other words, the ball should hold its shape (i.e., not fall apart), but should be "squishable" --not like a marble. For me, this happened at 8 minutes without a problem, so you probably don't even need to worry about the soft ball stage. - 26 Oct 2003 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)