Simple Almond Balls

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Sharon123

These look so simple and so good. Taken from Northern Nut Growers Association.

Top Review by Kittencalrecipezazz

The taste was good but I had a hard time getting the balls to hold together, this is really sticky to work with also. Thanks Sharon!..Kitten

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Boil sugar and cold water until it thickens. Set aside to cool for 1/2 hour, then add 1/2 pound of blanched almonds broken into small pieces, and vanilla. Stir with a wooden spoon until it gets creamy; place on a marble slab or a large dish and knead a few minutes like you would bread; then mold into balls with your hands.
  2. To Blanch almonds:
  3. Shell them, immerse in boiling water and let stand five minutes; then dip in cold water and the skins can be easily removed.

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