Pagan-Wiiagiminan (Maple Nuts)

         Yield: 7 Servings
Categories: Desserts, Algonquin, Nuts, Fruits, Native

8 oz Maple sugar, grated 6 oz Water 4 oz Hazelnuts, broken 3 oz Walnuts 14 oz Dried prunes Place maple sugar & water in a pot. Heat slowly without stirring. Take off the heat, drop the walnuts into this hot syrup then stir to ensure that all parts are equally coated. Add the hazelnuts & prunes alternately & stir well. Using a slotted spoon, remove the fruits & nuts from the syrup & allow to cool. Any leftover syrup can be eaten with bannock.