Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen
Candied Almonds
Total:
15 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
3 cups
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
15 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
3 cups
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

  • 3 cups skin-on almonds
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup  
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar  
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground allspice  
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt  

Directions

Special equipment: a candy thermometer

Spread out the almonds in an even layer on a foil-lined baking sheet. Set aside.

In a saucepan over medium-high heat, melt together the butter, maple syrup, brown sugar, allspice and salt. Bring to a boil and cook, still boiling, for 1 minute, or until the mixture reaches 190 degrees F on a candy thermometer. Pour over the almonds and let cool completely while the sugar mixture sets. Serve immediately.

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