Vanilla Sugared Almonds
Looking for a sweet snack? These almonds coated with cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla should satisfy your craving!
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
3 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons water
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
2 cups whole blanched or natural almonds
¼ cup turbinado sugar (such as Sugar In The Raw®)
- Preheat the oven to 225°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.