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Sweet ‘n Spicy Roasted Almonds

Sweet ‘n Spicy Roasted Almonds
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  • 16 ServingsServings


  • 1 egg white
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • 1 pound (3 cups) whole blanched almonds
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground red pepper



1 Preheat oven to 275 °F. Line a sided sheet pan with parchment paper.

2 Whisk egg white and water together until foamy. Add almonds and toss to coat.

3  Transfer almonds to a sieve, toss gently and let drain. Stir together sugar, cumin, coriander, salt and red pepper.

4  Add almonds and toss to coat thoroughly. Spread almonds on the sheet pan in a single layer; bake for 30 minutes.

5 Gently stir almonds.

6  Reduce the oven temperature to 200°F and continue to bake for another 30 minutes, until almonds are dry and nicely toasted.

7 Set aside to cool completely, about 15 minutes.

8 Serve immediately or store airtight for up to 1 week.

Source: Almond Board of California