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Vanilla Sugared Almonds

Vanilla Sugared Almonds
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  • 8 ServingsServings


  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups whole blanched or natural almonds
  • 1/4 cup turbinado sugar (such as Sugar In The Rawu00ae)



1 Preheat the oven to 225°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.

2  Melt the butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.

3  Add the sugar, water, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg and cook, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves, 2 minutes.

4  Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Add the almonds and stir to coat.

5 Spread the almond mixture in a single layer onto prepared baking sheet.

6 Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.

7 Cool slightly and transfer to a large bowl. Sprinkle with the turbinado sugar and toss to coat.

8 Cool completely while stirring occasionally.

9  Store in an airtight container.

Source: Almond Board of California