This recipe was included in a promo sheet put out by Karo Syrup, date unknown but I’d guess 1970’s or 1980’s. Recipe is typed below along with a scanned copy.

Minted Nuts Recipe Sheet By Karo


1 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup KARO Light Corn Syrup
10 marshmallows
1 teaspoon peppermint extract
10 drops food coloring (optional)
3 cups pecan or walnut halves

Mix sugar, water and KARO in 2-quart saucepan. Bring to boil stirring constantly. Cook to 238°F. or until soft ball forms which flattens on removal from cold water; remove. Stir in marshmallows, peppermint and food coloring until dissolved. Stir in nuts until well coated. Turn onto waxed paper. Separate nuts while still warm. Makes 1-1/4 pounds.

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One Response to Minted Nuts Recipe – Karo Clipping

Published 10 February, 2014 in 6:19 pm

I am having problems with the Minted Nut recipe. The candy forms a gooey pool when it is set out to cool instead of being firm enough to cut into squares. this is the same recipe my grandmother followed with success. Help!

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