Vanilla Sugared Almonds

Looking for a sweet snack? These almonds coated with cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla should satisfy your craving!

Ingredients

1 tablespoon unsalted butter

3 tablespoons sugar

2 tablespoons water

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg

2 tablespoons vanilla extract

2 cups whole blanched or natural almonds 

¼ cup turbinado sugar (such as Sugar In The Raw®)

Directions

  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. Add the sugar, water, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg and cook, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves, 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Add the almonds and stir to coat. Spread the almond mixture in a single layer onto prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool slightly and transfer to a large bowl. Sprinkle with the turbinado sugar and toss to coat. Cool completely while stirring occasionally. Store in an airtight container.
Vanilla Sugared Almonds

Nutritional Information

Based on 8 servings.

Per serving:

Calories

270

Total Fat     

20g

Saturated Fat  

2.5g

Monounsaturated Fat

12g

Polyunsaturated Fat

4.5g

Cholesterol

<5mg

Sodium

160mg

Carbohydrates

17g

Dietary Fiber      

4g

Protein

8g

Calcium

98mg

Magnesium

102mg

Potassium

290mg

Vitamin E

9mg*

* Total Alpha-Tocopherol Equivalents