Reviews you can trust.

Nutcrackers

Nutcrackers can give your hands a workout and test your patience as you pick shells out of crushed nutmeats. We were after one that just did its job.

Published Nov. 1, 2011

What You Need To Know

Whether you’re cracking a few nuts for a snack or shelling a cup or more for a recipe, nutcrackers can give your hands a workout—and test your patience as you pick shells out of crushed nutmeats. Five years ago we chose the Reed’s Rocket ($29.99) nutcracker as our favorite: It’s an innovative tabletop model that uses a lever to easily crack and remove shells without pulverizing the ...