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Spiced Chocolate Almonds

Spiced Chocolate Almonds
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  • 2 ServingsServings


  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whole natural almonds
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin



1 Preheat oven to 225 degrees.

2 Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

3  Place egg white in a large stainless steel bowl; whisk until frothy. Whisk in vanilla.

4 Add almonds and gently toss until completely coated. Place remaining ingredients in a bowl and toss until well combined.

5  Add sugar mixture to the almonds, a quarter at a time, and gently toss until well coated.

6  Transfer almonds to the prepared sheet and arrange in a single layer.

7  Bake for 15 minutes, then stir and bake for 15 more minutes, or until coating is lightly colored and dried out.

8  Remove from oven and immediately loosen with a metal spatula. Cool before serving.

Source: Almond Board of California