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
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.
Heat sugar, water and butter in a small saucepan over medium heat
Cook until the butter is melted. Cook another minute and remove from heat.
Slowly pour butter mixture over the bowl of nuts:
and stir to coat:
Transfer nuts to the prepared baking sheet:
and spread into a single layer:
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!
Transfer to a serving bowl. Allow to cool before serving.
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,