Caramelized Cayenne Almonds

Make these ahead of time, cool, and store in an airtight container. Serve this spicy-sweet snack with beverages before dinner.

Yield: 2 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 152
  • Calories from fat: 51%
  • Fat: 8.6g
  • Saturated fat: 0.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.9g
  • Protein: 3.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 15.9g
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.7mg
  • Sodium: 75mg
  • Calcium: 44mg

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground red pepper
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups blanched almonds
  • Cooking spray

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. Combine the first 6 ingredients in a medium, heavy saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Add nuts to pan, and cook 22 minutes or until sugar mixture thickens and coats nuts, stirring occasionally. Immediately spread nut mixture in a single layer on a jelly roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 325° for 20 minutes. Separate nuts with 2 forks. Cool completely.
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