Candied Almonds

Candied Almonds are a sweet, simple and healthy snack made by roasting almonds with honey and cinnamon. These Candied Almonds are such a quick snack to make and they are perfect for packing along for a day of tailgating, hiking or a picnic, or make a large batch to serve as appetizers or munchies during a party. Just make sure you make enough because they will disappear right before your eyes! Just a touch of honey and cinnamon mixed with brown sugar and a pinch of salt create an addicting, but healthier (in moderation, of course) snack option.
honey cinnamon candied almonds

My husband is a nut freak. He’s a nut too, but he is also a big time nut fan. They disappear by the bagfuls around our home. Whenever I purchase nuts for a recipe they must be hidden as soon as I get them home or they will be gone before I get a chance to grab the measuring cups. Not that there is anything wrong with enjoying nuts as a snack. In moderation, nuts are a healthy choice for sure. And with a little honey and cinnamon added, they’re a sweet choice too. These Candied Almonds are the perfect combination of nutty goodness with a touch of sweetness and warm cinnamon. They are so easy to make. These Candied Almonds are roasted in a combination of honey, cinnamon, brown sugar and a bit of salt. These sweetened nuts are super easy to make too. And that’s a real good thing when you have a nut crazed husband hanging around the oven waiting for a handful or two.

Honey Cinnamon Candied Almond recipes notes:

  • Use the largest baking sheet available and line it with parchment paper or a silicon baking as the almonds are quite sticky and need room to spread out.
  • Once the nuts have cooled they may need to be broken apart before storing.
  • Store tightly covered until ready to serve

I hope you enjoy these as much as we do.

Candied Almonds
 
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A sweet and simple healthy snack of roasted almonds with honey and cinnamon.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 12 ounces shelled almonds
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1½ teaspoon salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325-degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or baking liner.
  2. In a skillet warm honey, cinnamon and ginger over low heat, stirring until combined.
  3. Add almonds and stir to coat almonds. Remove from heat.
  4. Sprinkle in brown sugar and salt and combine.
  5. Spread coated almonds on lined baking sheet and bake at 325-degrees F for 12-15 minutes. Slightly adjust cook time to toasted/roasted preference.
  6. Allow to cool, tossing a couple of times as they cool to avoid them sticking together.*
Notes
*The almonds can be quite sticky once cooled. A couple of tips to avoid them clumping together:
Toss them a couple of times as they cool, and break apart once cooled before storing.
If using parchment paper to line baking sheet, coat lightly with cooking spray before adding almonds.

candied almonds