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Sweet & Salty Candy Cups

Sweet & Salty Candy Cups

Colorful dried fruits add texture to these crunchy candies.

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25 min
Prep Time
45 min
Total Time


1 1/2 cups broken pretzel pieces

1 1/2 cups salted mixed nuts, coarsely chopped

1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries

1/4 cup chopped dried apricots

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup light corn syrup

1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

3/4 cup white baking chips

1 tablespoon freshly grated orange zest

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Place mini foil baking cups or candy cups into 36 mini muffin pan cups; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine pretzels, nuts, cranberries and apricots in large bowl; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine sugar, corn syrup and butter in 2-quart heavy saucepan. Cook 1-2 minutes, stirring occasionally, over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil and sugar is dissolved. Boil 3 minutes. Add white baking chips and orange zest; stir until chips are melted. Pour mixture over nut mixture in large bowl; mix well to coat.

  4. STEP 4

    Spoon candy mixture evenly into foil cups. Let stand 15 minutes to set.

Tip #1

You can use your favorite salted nuts and dried fruits in this recipe.

Nutrition (1 candy)

100 Calories
5 Fat (g)
5 Cholesterol (mg)
105 Sodium (mg)
13 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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