Candied Almonds


These candied almonds are a favorite with my father. They taste so good when warm! Substitute any nuts you prefer.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
2 cups


  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup water

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 2 cups whole almonds


  1. Line a baking sheet with waxed paper.

  2. Combine sugar, water, and cinnamon in a saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil. Add almonds; cook and stir mixture until liquid evaporates and leaves a syrupy coating on almonds.

  3. Pour almonds onto the prepared baking sheet; use two forks to separate clumps and spread into an even layer. Allow to cool for about 15 minutes.

    close up view of Candied Almonds in a bowl on a plaid tablecloth
    Lady J

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

304 Calories
18g Fat
33g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 304
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 27g
Protein 8g
Calcium 97mg 7%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 263mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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