cinnamon sugar almonds – candied almonds
These candied almonds (or cinnamon sugar almonds) are super easy to make in the slow cooker. They are addictive to eat. These are an easy make Christmas gift or holiday party snack to make in your slow cooker!
This is not a slow cooker recipe you leave and let cook. You have to stir them every 20-3o minutes. So you need to make the candied almonds when you can watch them.
Allow them to cool and they are super delicious, it’s hard to stop eating. You will need to hide them to keep from eating them all.
These would be a great inexpensive Christmas gift, in a decorative dish. Perfect for the holidays and party food.
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 tablespoons cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
2 egg white
3 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 – 16 oz packages whole raw almonds
parchment paper or silicone mat
Use at least a 4-quart slow cooker.
Use a slow cooker bag or spray the inside of the crockpot with cooking spray.
In a large bowl, mix the sugar, cinnamon, and salt.
In a separate bowl, mix the egg whites and vanilla.
Take the almonds and put them into the bowl with the egg white mix.
Stir until the almonds are coated thoroughly and appear wet.
Dump the almonds into the cinnamon sugar and coat thoroughly.
You’ve coated the slow cooker or put the slow cooker bag in it right?
Dump the almonds into the slow cooker.
Make sure it is on high.
You will cook this for 2 1/2 – 3 hours, stirring every 30 minutes to keep them from burning and sticking together in clumps.
You want the nuts crispy, but not blackened.
About 30 minutes before they are completed, remove the cover on the crock pot, so the condensation is removed from the nuts.
Remove from the slow cooker and place on the parchment or silicone mat.
Allow to cool before placing in your containers.
Perfect to put in small containers and give as Christmas gifts.