Vanilla Sugared Almonds

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

Recipe is from the Almond Board of California.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 225°F Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. Melt the butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the sugar, water, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg and cook, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves, 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Add the almonds and stir to coat. Spread the almond mixture in a single layer onto prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool slightly and transfer to a large bowl. Sprinkle with the turbinado sugar and toss to coat. Cool completely while stirring occasionally. Store in an airtight container.
Most Helpful

I made these for a New Years party and they came out great! I did not blanche the almonds and thought they were terrific like that and grabbed the candied coating well.

Bow April 09, 2010