Black Walnuts

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  3. $9.99/lb (bulk - not individually packaged)
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Crunchy, Flavorful Black Walnuts

When you want an intense nutty flavor paired with an amazingly satisfying crunch, few things compare to our big, rich black walnuts. These nuts arrive shelled and in chunky pieces so they’re ready for snacking and baking. We also carry in-shell black walnuts.

If you want to add the luxurious flavor of these nuts to your favorite recipes that call for ordinary English walnuts, do so carefully. Black walnuts are much more potent, so it's best to either reduce the amount of nuts called for in the recipe or use a mixture of both walnut varieties.

Hand-Harvested, Shelled Black Walnuts

Getting these nuts to customers is truly a labor of love, as nearly every step in the cultivation, harvesting, hulling and final preparation of shelled black walnuts is still done by hand. The nuts fall naturally from the trees in late autumn, where they must be harvested directly from the forest floor. The green, messy hulls are then removed, the nuts are dried, the extra-tough nutshells are cracked and, finally, these delicacies can be plucked out.

When we buy black walnuts, we love to think about all the hands-on effort that it took to bring them to us. We hope you do, too!

Black Walnut Health Benefits

If you're watching your cholesterol, these nuts can help make your diet a whole lot tastier. Black walnuts are very low in saturated fat, yet very high in polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats, which are the good fats that can lower bad cholesterol while maintaining good cholesterol.

Adding a few of these nuts to any dish can help boost its protein, iron and fiber content without adding sugar. They also make a nutritionally similar substitute for the tree nuts that are enjoyed in the now-popular and healthy Mediterranean diets.

You can even eat black walnuts for better overall cardiovascular health, as they contain large amounts of omega-3 fats, which help support cardiovascular function.

Walnut Studies

1) Lower Cholesterol Levels: Walnuts are one of the richest food sources of of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an essential omega-3 fatty acid, which may help lower cholesterol levels. Researchers have compared the effects of walnut and fatty fish consumption on the risk of developing coronary heart disease. They found that although both food sources are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, walnut consumption was more effective at lowering LDL "bad" cholesterol in healthy patients than fatty fish consumption. These findings were published in a 2009 study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

2) Powerful Antioxidants: Walnuts are loaded with protective polyphenols! Compared to nine different types of raw and roasted nuts, walnuts contained the highest total polyphenol content, as demonstrated in a 2012 study published in the journal Food & Function. Polyphenols have antioxidant properties that have been associated with the prevention of degenerative diseases, particularly cardiovascular diseases and cancers.

3) Stress Relief: Eating a handful of walnuts may help ease your mind. A 2010 study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition examined the effect of walnut and walnut oil consumption on adults with elevated LDL cholesterol levels. They found that eating walnuts helped the adults reduce their blood pressure both at rest and during times of stress.

Customer Reviews

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“What great service. I ordered in the evening and the next day there were my black walnuts. I was tentative about ordering as I need to make the cookies with these in a few days for a cookie exchange, but your company got them here almost immediately. And I tasted them. Yummm. ”

, Wanamassa, NJ December 10, 2009

“Wow! You guys are amazing. I received the order I placed yesterday, the following day - and this is the holidays! Lepkuchen would not be the same without black walnuts and my family would not be the same without lepkuchen for Christmas. THANKS!”

, Oxford, CT December 10, 2009

“Got my black walnuts...haven't had any since I was a kid. They are delicious.
Thank You

, Green Valley, AZ November 28, 2009

“Your company is great. I received my purchase promptly. I was glad to get the black walnuts just in time for holiday baking.”

, Chicago, Illinois November 28, 2009

“The shelled black walnuts are awesome! Fresh, great taste. Way better than cracking them myself! I will be back for more, and will try other nuts as well. Happy Holidays to Everyone. Lynn”

, Clarkston, WA November 27, 2009

“I just received the nuts that I ordered less than 24 hours ago! What fast service, and the nuts looks absolutely beautiful! I can hardly wait to start baking. I will never buy nuts a the grocery stores again. Thank you so much!”

November 21, 2009

“The black walnuts are soooo good. I'm convinced that unshelled black walnuts are so hard that they were used as cannon shells in the War Between the States. You made obtaining the delicious shelled meat so easy. Thanks”

, Scottsdale, Az November 13, 2009

“Its time to bake my "world famous" fruit cake, and only the best would do. You really can't achieve my Aunts delicious results without black walnuts. For some reason, they were difficult to find in the super markets this year. Thanks for coming to the rescue and saving Christmas!!”

October 23, 2009

“Thanks for the Black walnuts.
They are great. Best yet!


, Oklahoma City, OK October 23, 2009

“Finally to again savor the taste of Black Walnuts! The first crunch, and so many memories came back. Haven't had these nuts since I was a young child and visited my Uncle Ed's friend Earl who had a Black Walnut tree in his back yard. Here it is over 75 years later and they are more delicious than I remembered. Thank you for offering them for sale.”

, Williamson, NY October 16, 2009

“Wonderful quality & arrived one day before promised. Love, love doing business with you!!”

, Clinton, MS September 12, 2014

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 28g (~1 oz.)
(Approx. 16.2 Servings/Pound)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 175
Calories From Fat 139
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 0g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 2%
Vitamin C 1% Iron 5%


Black Walnuts

Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.


Store open or closed under refrigeration for up to 6 months. This item can be frozen.

Country of Origin: United States

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