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Spiced Almonds

Saturday, April 30th, 2011

Spiced Almonds

Here is an easy appetizer/dessert/snack.  Toasted almonds, sweetened with a bit of spice.  Sure, it is easy to just open a can of nuts to serve at your next party, but that is ordinary.  Entertain in style in 8 short minutes and 6 ingredients.  These are a tasty, fun treat that fill the kitchen with a wonderful aroma.

Spiced Almonds

Spiced Almonds Recipe

Adapted from The America’s Test Kitchen Family Cookbook

1 tablespoon butter
2 cups skin-on raw almonds
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon cloves
1/8 teaspoon allspice

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon butter in large nonstick skillet o medium-low heat.
  2. Add  almonds, sugar, cinnamon, cloves, and allspice.
  3. Stir often while toasting until fragrant and the color deepens slightly, about 8 minutes.