Powdered Walnuts and Pecans

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Powdered Walnuts and Pecans

Serves 8 to 10. Recipe is by Julie Kay.

1 lb. shelled pecans

1 lb. shelled walnuts

6 tbls. butter, melted

1 cup confectioners’ sugar

1. Empty packages of nuts into slow cooker and coat with melted butter.

2. Cook on Low for 2 hours. Remove cover of slow cooker and turn to High.

3. Cook on High for 1 to 2 hours with lid off, stirring frequently. Remove to platter to cool. Sift confectioners’ sugar over all, stirring well as you sift.

Note: For ease and convenience, put cooled nuts into self-sealing plastic bag and sift confectioners’ sugar over nuts in bag. Close bag securely and shake to distribute sugar.