Candied Almonds

Candied Almonds

Published March 8, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 8
Total Time: 15 min

Prep Time: 5 min | Cook Time: 10 min


Candied walnuts are a popular treat at Christmas time, and variation is equally festive and delicious. It can also be made with pecans, cashews, or hazelnuts.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1/4 cup
Calories per serving: 304
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.4g 19%
Saturated Fat 0.9g 5%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 46.7g 16%
Protein 5.3g 7%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 2 cups almonds, shelled
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Step by Step:

  1. Line a baking sheet with wax paper.
  2. Combine all ingredients except the almonds in a large saucepan. Heat over medium heat and stir nonstop until the sugar has melted and turned a light brown. Add the almonds and stir until they're coated.
  3. With a spatula, remove the almonds from the saucepan onto the baking sheet, forming an even layer. Let cool and harden completely, then remove from the baking sheet, breaking any clumps that have formed.