Irresistible Candy-Spiced Roasted Almonds

The letter “C” is for the third day of the A-Z Blogger Challenge so here is the Irresistible Candy-Spiced Roasted Almonds.  Warning – only proceed to make this if you are ready to binge eat because once you take a bite, you won’t be able to stop!  Don’t say I never warned you ?

Irresistible Candy-Spiced Roasted Almonds

This is another super simple yet delicious recipes.  All you need are as follows:

4 cups of dried roasted almonds (or any nuts of your choice)

1 tsp salt

½ tsp black pepper

¼ tsp ground cumin

¼ tsp cayenne pepper (add more if you like it hot!)

½ cup sugar

¼ cup water

1 TB butter

Cooking Spray

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350F.  Lightly coat baking sheet with cooking spray.

Place almonds in a large bowl.  Add salt, black pepper, cumin and cayenne paper; toss to coat.

Simply yummy candy spiced roasted almond

Heat sugar, water and butter in a small saucepan over medium heat

Making Syrup to coat roasted almonds

Cook until the butter is melted.  Cook another minute and remove from heat.

Syrup needed for Candy Spiced Roasted Almonds

Slowly pour butter mixture over the bowl of nuts:

How to make Candy Spiced Roasted Almonds

and stir to coat:

Irresistibly delicious Candy Spiced Roasted Almonds

Transfer nuts to the prepared baking sheet:

Candy spiced roasted almonds 101

and spread into a single layer:

Simply Irresistible Candy Spiced Roasted Almonds

Bake nuts in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.  Stir nuts until the warm syrup coats every nut.  Spread into a single layer, return to the oven, and bake until nuts are sticky and roasted, about 6 minutes.  NOTE:  Keep a close eye on the nuts at this point, depending on how your oven’s like, you want to make sure the nuts don’t burn).  All done!

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Transfer to a serving bowl.  Allow to cool before serving.

Super Addictive Candy Spiced Roasted Almonds

They are so easy to make and taste so yummy, you might even be motivated to make more batches and gift them to your favourite peeps!   ; )

‘Till next time,

xox Lily.

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