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Glazed Almonds

 Glazed Almonds
These glossy candy-coated almonds are almost like brittle but much easier to make. With the sweet and salty combination, it's hard to stop munching these delicious nuts.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 4 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 cups blanched whole almonds
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Line a baking sheet with foil. Grease the foil with 1 tablespoon
  • butter; set aside. In a large heavy skillet, combine the almonds,
  • sugar and remaining butter. Cook and stir over medium heat for 6-8
  • minutes or until sugar is golden brown.
  • Remove from the heat; carefully stir in vanilla. Spread onto prepared
  • baking sheet; immediately sprinkle with salt. Cool before breaking
  • into pieces. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 1 pound.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 ounces) equals 335 calories, 24 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 216 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 8 g protein.