Candied Almonds

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 3 cups
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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
  1. Spread out the almonds in an even layer on a foil-lined baking sheet. Set aside.
  2. 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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