Hickory Nuts: The "Inside" Story

Though considered difficult to open, cracking the shells of hickory nuts can be done in a way that allows easy extraction the nutmeat.

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Hickory nuts are delicious either raw or roasted and can be used in place of other nutmeats in recipes, such as this Old-Fashioned Hickory Molasses Pie (which is based on a traditional pecan pie recipe).
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