Candied Brussels Sprouts and Almonds With Amaretto Glaze

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Rita1652

Oh so sweet,& nutty, with the slightest kick.

Top Review by diana_hotchkiss

This recipe was a great hit at my Christmas dinner this year(2009). Even the 3 guests who told me later that they did not like Brussels sprouts raved about them. I left out the pepper flakes this time but will add them next time I make them. So quick and easy to make!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 473.18 ml Brussels sprouts, cut in half
  • 354.88 ml champagne or 118.29 ml apple juice mixed with one cup water
  • 29.58 ml honey
  • 118.29 ml almond liqueur or 118.29 ml Amaretto
  • 0.25 ml chili pepper flakes
  • 4.92 ml cornstarch, mixed with
  • 4.92 ml water
  • 14.79 ml butter
  • 59.14 ml almonds, crushed and toasted
  • salt


  1. Steam Brussels sprouts in champagne till tender-crisp about 5 minutes. Remove brussels sprouts leaving the champange in the pot.
  2. Add honey, Amaretto, and pepper flakes reduce by half.
  3. Whisk in butter and cornstarch slurry.
  4. Toss in nuts.
  5. Toss the cooked Brussels sprouts in the candied nut mixture.
  6. Season with salt.

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