Nutcracker Museum

Bavarian Leavenworth, Washington


1 c. sugar
½ tsp. salt
¼ c. water
1 tsp. vanilla
2 Tbsp. butter
½ tsp. nutmeg
2 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. cloves
2 c. walnut halves or large pieces

Boil together all ingredients except walnuts to soft ball stage (236º).  Remove from heat and add walnuts.  Stir until creamy.  Turn out on waxed paper, separating nuts. 

Added 02/17/17


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Federal ID #91-2143303

A Non-Profit 501(c)3 Organization


Contact Us

735 Front Street
P.O. Box 2212
Leavenworth, WA 98826

(509) 548-4573

Open 7 Days a Week
1:00PM - 5:00PM

Nutcracker Museum Mission Statement:

"To foster and encourage the interest of the general public of the importance of nuts in the diets of humans throughout history and in the evolution of the nutcracker. No other tool or collectible has shown such a wide diversity of material and design as the implements used to crack the hard shell of a nut"

Museum Admission:

Adults  - $5.00  (Ages 17 - 64yrs)
Seniors - $3.50  (Age 65yrs +)
Youth   - $2.00  (Ages 6 - 16yrs)
Child    - FREE   (Ages 0 - 5yrs)
Active Military - FREE (Spouse & Children Free with ID)