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Orange Spiced Almonds

 Orange Spiced Almonds
After snacking on these tangy nuts at a local fair, I searched my cookbooks for a similar recipe. It took several trials, but now these sugar-and-spicy treats are a tradition!
14 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 3 cups whole unblanched almonds


  • In a small bowl, combine the sugar, orange peel, cinnamon, allspice
  • and ginger. In a small bowl, beat egg white and orange juice. Add
  • almonds; stir to coat. Sprinkle sugar mixture over almonds; mix
  • well. Spread in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 300°
  • for 20 minutes. Remove to waxed paper to cool. Yield: about 3-1/2
  • cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1-1/4 cups) equals 220 calories, 16 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 13 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.