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Orange Spiced Almonds

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

about 3-1/2 cups

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!
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Ingredients

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

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the sugar, orange zest, 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.

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