1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Combine nuts and rice cakes on baking sheet. Add cayenne, salt, and oil. Toss well, using your hands, to thoroughly distribute flavors.
2. Bake 6 minutes; stir. Continue baking until aromatic and almonds are deep gold (8 minutes more). Eat warm or at room temperature. Store in airtight container, at room temp, up to 1 week.