Honey-Glazed Almonds

Honey-Glazed Almonds Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Spiced nuts are usually baked; this stovetop version speeds up the process. The smoky-spicy snack will store well in an airtight container for several days.


Serves 10 (serving size: about 16 almonds)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 138
Fat 10.6 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Monofat 6.6 g
Polyfat 2.6 g
Protein 4.6 g
Carbohydrate 8.5 g
Fiber 2.6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 63 mg
Calcium 57 mg


1 1/2 cups raw, unblanched almonds
1 tablespoon sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle chile powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt


1. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. Place the almonds in a medium nonstick skillet; cook over medium heat for 6 minutes or until lightly toasted, shaking pan frequently. Combine the remaining ingredients in a 2-cup glass measure. Microwave at HIGH for 30 seconds. Add honey mixture to pan, and cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Arrange almond mixture on prepared baking sheet in a single layer; let stand 10 minutes. Break apart any clusters.

Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough,

Cooking Light

November 2011
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