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Sugar Spiced Almonds Recipe

Sugar Spiced Almonds Recipe

"These zippy almonds are spicy yet sweet, and once you start eating them, you can't stop," says Sherri Jackson of Chillicothe, Ohio.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups unblanched whole almonds

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Add almonds; toss to coat. Spread into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
  • 2. Bake at 250° for 30 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 533 calories, 44 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 250 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 16 g protein.