Cinnamon Roasted Almonds

Jessica K

By
@5Kids1Mom

During the holidays, I've always loved the roasted almonds that are sold in the shopping malls or at carnivals, but they're so expensive! So one day I decided to try my hand at making my own, and after trial and error I came up with this recipe that you can make in your own oven for half the price. They make great gifts and your home will smell heavenly!


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Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2
egg whites
5 c
whole almonds
3/4 c
white or brown sugar
2 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground nutmeg
dash(es)
ground ginger
dash(es)
ground cloves
2 Tbsp
molasses
1/4 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 250°F,(120°). Lightly grease a cookie sheet or use parchment paper.
2
Lightly beat the egg whites until frothy but not stiff. Mix in your spices, salt, and molasses until well combined.
3
Add your almonds and stir to coat all the almonds with the egg/spices mixture.
4
Spread evenly on your prepared cookie sheet and bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, stirring the almonds at about every 15 minutes until golden brown. Allow to cool and then store nuts in air tight containers.
5
I've experimented with different flavors like honey, caramel (caramel sauce) and chocolate (chocolate sauce). Instead of using molasses, just substitute one of these flavors for a sweet and pleasant treat. The caramel is awesome!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Nuts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: German
Hashtag: #almonds