Candied Almonds

Candied Almonds via elisebakes  I’ve mentioned that I very recently graduation college and have just begun the job hunt.  That said, money is tight this Christmas, so most of my gifts are handmade.  For my dad and grandma: candied nuts (among other homemade goodies).  I made several different types of candied nuts last year and it was actually much simpler than I had anticipated.  This recipe is really easy to follow and the final product is great!  Actually, it’s amazing – better than any of the types I made last year!  We’ve already eaten a few handfuls – might have to make another batch before Christmas!
Candied Almonds (from mybakingaddiction.com) Candied Almonds via elisebakes

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 pound almonds or pecans
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 1 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • 1 ½ tsp of  sea salt
  1. Preheat oven to 250 and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or foil
  2. In a large bowl, combine egg white, vanilla extract and water. Beat mixture until frothy.
  3. Stir in almonds and mix to coat.
  4. Gently combine sugar, cinnamon, and sea salt and stir into almond mixture, thoroughly coating all nuts.
  5. Evenly spread nuts onto prepared baking sheet and place into oven.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  7. When cool, pack in an airtight jar. They will keep at room temperature for about 2 weeks.Candied Almonds via elisebakes
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