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Candied Almonds

Did you know you can make your own candied almonds at home? It's easier than you think! Just 4 simple ingredients is all it takes. They're so sweet and crunchy!
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Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Drying Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 279kcal
Author: Megan


  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups whole raw almonds


  • Add the water, sugar, and cinnamon to a saucepan and heat over medium heat.
  • Bring to a boil and add the almonds.
  • Cook and stir the mixture until the liquid evaporates. T'here should be a syrupy coating on the almonds.
  • Line a cookie sheet with wax paper and spread the almonds out to cool.
  • Allow the almonds to cool for at least 15 minutes.


Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 252mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 20g | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 1.4mg
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