Cinnamon Almonds

3 servings
1 hr 10 min

We can’t always wait for Christmas to come around for Totally Nuts Cinnamon Almonds at the mall so, we had to try to copy it. Give this recipe for cinnamon almonds a try-we love how they turned out!

These cinnamon almonds are a sweet, cinnamon and sugar snack that are perfect for snacking or gift giving.

Cinnamon Almonds are not only easy to make, they only require a few ingredients. They take just over an hour to make but, they just require minutes of actual time. Most of the time required is baking.

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Bring the cinnamon and sugar mixture to a low simmer and simmer for two minutes.

Cinnamon mixture will bubble around the almonds in the oven.

Finished product!

Recipe details
  • 3  servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 1 Hours Total time: 1 hr 10 min
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  • 1 1/2 cups almonds raw
  • 1/8 cup fresh butter never frozen and room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsps Karo corn syrup
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla

Get ingredients all measured out, cover baking sheet with parchment paper and pre-heat oven to 250°
In a deep skillet or Wok, melt the butter with the sugar, corn syrup, cinnamon and salt slowly over medium heat.
Slowly bring the mixture to a low boil over medium heat. Stirring as needed to dissolve the sugar and not allowing the mixture to burn or boil too fast or hard.
As soon as the mixture begins to simmer, set a timer for 2 minutes.
Allow the mixture two minutes to simmer. Stir occasionally to keep from burning.
As soon as the two minutes are over, remove pan from the heat and stir in the baking soda and vanilla. Stir quickly to combine.
Add the almonds and stir to coat.
Place coated almonds onto the parchment covered baking sheet and spread out quickly.
Place sheet pan into the oven and bake for 15 minutes at 250°.
After 15 minutes, remove from the oven, stir and separate again. Bake 15 more minutes-repeat until you reach an hour total baking time.
Remove from the oven and let cool.
Break up and enjoy or give as gifts.
  • Only use fresh, never frozen, room temperature butter.
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