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sugared almonds in a cup

Sugared Almonds

Course: Appetizer, How To, snacks
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 222kcal
Sugared Almonds turn a salad, dessert, or simple snack into something extra special. They're so good and so easy to make! Double or triple this recipe to make extra to keep on hand in the freezer for later use. These are so addicting-- you have been warned!
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 egg white
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1 cup slivered almonds see note
  • 1/3 cup sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spray it with cooking spray.
  • Mix the egg white and water together.
  • Add the almonds and stir until well coated.
  • Add half the sugar and mix well.
  • Spread the almonds onto the prepared pan.
  • Sprinkle with the remaining sugar.
  • Bake for 10 minutes; then take out of the oven, stir and return to continue baking.
  • Bake an additional 8-10 minutes until the almonds turn light golden and become fragrant. Watch them carefully the last couple of minutes - nuts will burn quickly.
  • Once golden, remove from the oven, lift the parchment paper off the pan, and cool the almonds on a rack. (If left on the cookie sheet to cool, the almonds might burn.)
  • Serve and enjoy.

Notes

We used slivered almonds, but you can use this same technique on any type of nut. 

Nutrition

Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 190mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 18g | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 1mg