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Iced Almonds Recipe

Iced Almonds Recipe

My mother-in-law gave me this recipe some 15 years ago. I've made well over 100 batches since then!—Susan Marie Taccone, Erie, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2-1/2 cups whole unblanched almonds
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. In a heavy saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add almonds and sugar. Cook and stir constantly for 7-8 minutes or until syrup is golden brown. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla.
  • 2. Immediately drop by clusters or separate almonds on a greased pan. Cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/3 cup) equals 274 calories, 19 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 47 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.