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Sugar & Spice Almond Slices

Sugar & Spice Almond Slices ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #almond #recipe

Sweet & crunchy sugar roasted almond slices spiced with cinnamon and ginger.

My daughter and I both adore cinnamon roasted almonds. She likes to snack on them; I like them for snacking, too, but I really love them best sprinkled on a salad. My only frustration with that is trying to chop the whole ones up for a salad because you really need slices for a salad … I inevitably end up with several on the floor and oh I just hate wasting my beautiful cinnamon roasted almonds!

So I thought why not just make some cinnamon roasted almonds with almond slices instead? I had to try it … and you know what? They come out even more crunchy and wonderful! The crunchy sweet texture of the thin nutty slices is fabulous.  I had a hard time keeping my hands off them when I took them out of the oven. I quickly stuffed them in a jar and hid them from myself (and my daughter!) so I will have some left for salads.

Sugar & Spice Almond Slices

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Yield: About 4 cups

Sugar & Spice Almond Slices

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups sliced raw almonds
  • 2 Tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees F. Spray a large jelly roll pan (or other rimmed baking pan) with cooking spray or line it with a silicone baking mat.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, beat the egg white and vanilla with a mixer until they are frothy, but not stiff yet. Pour in the nuts, and stir until well coated.
  3. In a separate smaller bowl, mix the sugars, salt, and spices until well mixed. Stir the spiced sugar into the egg/nut mixture and toss to coat all the almonds evenly.
  4. Spread the nuts out onto a 10 x 15 inch jelly roll pan (or other large rimmed baking pan) and bake in a preheated oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and set aside to cool. Store in an airtight container or tin.

Notes

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Sugar & Spice Almond Slices ~ Sumptuous Spoonfuls #almond #recipe

This recipe was shared at Christmas in July and Scrumptious Sunday.

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6 Responses

  1. Oh goodness! I don’t think I’d be able to restrain myself if I had these in front of me 🙂

    May 21, 2013 at 7:37 am

  2. These look delicious. I love cinnamon sugar almonds. Next time, I think I will try them this way!

    July 14, 2013 at 10:27 am

    • And, thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday!

      July 14, 2013 at 10:28 am

  3. I love almonds too. These almonds sound wonderful.

    August 18, 2014 at 8:12 pm

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