Cinnamon Roasted Almonds

Over the summer I tried some cinnamon almonds made by my friend Cathy at Wives with Knives. The almonds were amazingly delicious and my kids, especially my daughter, loved them. I picked up a bag of plain almonds recently and decided to try to recreate those fantastic nuts. My son and I had a great time making these tasty treats together. They were crunchy, salty, and sweet – the perfect combination. Thanks for inspiring me to make these almonds Cathy.

Cinnamon Roasted Almonds:
Recipe and photos by For the Love of Cooking
Inspired by Cathy at Wives with Knives
 
  • 1 lb of unsalted almonds
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Preheat the oven to 275 degrees. Line a baking sheet with a silpat mat.

Place the egg white and vanilla into a bowl then beat with a whisk until nice and foamy. Add the almonds to the foam and toss to coat evenly.

Add the cinnamon, brown sugar, white sugar, and salt together in another bowl and mix until well combined. Pour the sugar mixture onto the almonds and gently toss to coat evenly. Pour onto the baking sheet and place into the oven. Roast for 20 minutes then flip the almonds over with a spatula then continue roasting for another 20 minutes. Let them cool before eating. Enjoy!

 

Click here for a printable version of this recipe – For the Love of Cooking.net



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27 Responses to “Cinnamon Roasted Almonds”

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    Blog is the new black — January 12, 2011 @ 4:49 am

    Need to make these!

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    Mandy — January 12, 2011 @ 5:03 am

    Have I told you how much I love you recently? Because I do. A lot. For posting this recipe. You have no idea.

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    Kerstin — January 12, 2011 @ 5:08 am

    Mmm, these look super addicting! Wish I had some in my snack drawer at work :)

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    Georgia (The Comfort of Cooking) — January 12, 2011 @ 5:57 am

    What a great party snack! These look delicious, Pam. I made some similar almonds recently, but with a little kick of cayenne – super yummy!

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    Food, Fun and Life in the Charente — January 12, 2011 @ 7:25 am

    Best I do not make these, I will eat the whole lot before anyone else gets a look in!!! Diane

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    Iulia — January 12, 2011 @ 8:30 am

    Can I take one? I love it!

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    <br><br><br><br><br>Dr.Sameena Prathap — January 12, 2011 @ 9:10 am

    Hey,

    Pass me the plate Pam…:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com/

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    EliFla — January 12, 2011 @ 11:11 am

    These are perfect for hubby….he is an almond-addicted!!! Thanks to you and Kathy, ciao Flavia

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    Walnuts and Honey — January 12, 2011 @ 11:50 am

    Nice and simple, These will be an awesome snack, i love almonds! Really nice blog and im loving the pictures. Will be coming back. Feel free to stop by mine for some ideas, although yours trumps mine x10 haha! Keep up the good work :D

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    Jenn — January 12, 2011 @ 1:28 pm

    Those look fantastic! I bet they taste amazing too! Will have to give this a try…I had a friend of mine give me cinnamon and sugar peanuts for Christmas..they were delicious!

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    Cathy — January 12, 2011 @ 1:31 pm

    Your almonds look fantastic, Pam. I bet the brown sugar gives them a lot of flavor. What a fun project to do with your little cutie pie.

    Thank you so much for the link to my blog. I appreciate the shout out.

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    Debbie — January 12, 2011 @ 1:34 pm

    These remind me of the pecans I have found at several craft shows. I can't wait to try these!

    Thank you so much for sharing.

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    Semalee — January 12, 2011 @ 2:09 pm

    I'm thinking teachers gift for Valentines day!!!! Thanks!

    Semalee @ NailingJello to a Tree

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    Kristy — January 12, 2011 @ 2:25 pm

    Looks great! I think my little guy might LOVE these :)

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    Helene — January 12, 2011 @ 2:35 pm

    So cute to see him helping in the kitchen. I would like these almonds.

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    Dawn — January 12, 2011 @ 3:34 pm

    I am printing this out in the hopes that I will have time before my sister-in-law's wedding this Saturday to make this recipe. I am having the whole family over the night before the wedding and this would be the PERFECT thing to set out while everyone is waiting to eat.

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    PeggyR — January 12, 2011 @ 4:05 pm

    Those look delicious! I received some from a friend at Christmas they are delicious!

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    Fallon — January 12, 2011 @ 4:13 pm

    Yum!! I always like to get these at a street fair because they smell so good. Now I can make them at home and eat whenever. Score!

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    Melissa — January 12, 2011 @ 5:29 pm

    I'm afraid if I made these I would eat them all at once!!

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    Joanne — January 12, 2011 @ 5:35 pm

    These sound like the perfect snack or a fun way to spruce up a salad! Your son mixing is adorable!

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    Anonymous — January 12, 2011 @ 5:56 pm

    These look amazing! They would make a perfect hostess gift!

    Kim in MD

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    Marjie — January 12, 2011 @ 7:22 pm

    I love that your kids help you in the kitchen! These look like a delightful snack; I could eat the whole bowl!

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    The Blonde Duck — January 12, 2011 @ 8:36 pm

    Must make nuts….

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    Shanon — January 12, 2011 @ 9:45 pm

    these have always been one of my favorite winter snacks! even more delicious warm. there are stands selling them when it is cold outside and the smell is ridiculous.

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    Maria — January 12, 2011 @ 10:06 pm

    I love the smell of these and the taste:)

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    teresa — January 12, 2011 @ 11:09 pm

    i remember seeing these at kathy's and loved them then. oh they still look so good!

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    Angela — January 13, 2011 @ 2:55 am

    What a cute little helper you have!

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