Cinnamon Candied Almonds


These Cinnamon Candied Almonds are one of the best holiday treats! I’ve been making these for years and once you try them you’ll see why. They are easy to make and seriously delicious!

Cinnamon Candied Almonds

You wouldn’t believe how quickly a batch of these almonds disappears at my house! And they are a treat I feel better about feeding my family versus cookies, although we have plenty of those around here this time of year too – who am I kidding :)?

But the point is if you are looking for a treat that does have some nutritional value then this is a good way to go.


Candied Almonds

For as long as I can remember I’ve been using Fisher Whole Almonds or Pecans for this recipe. Fisher is a brand I’m confident in and I love knowing their nuts are preservative free!

The only ingredient is the nuts. Just the way it should be.

Cinnamon Candied Almonds

I’ve been a Fisher ambassador for three years now and I hope to be for many more because it’s a product I truly love and value.

Fisher nuts also make for a super healthy snack – one my family enjoy constantly throughout the week. Sure the salted varieties of nuts are good but who needs the added sodium?

My husband loves to throw them in his protein shakes too.

Cinnamon Candied Almonds

These would make a perfect gift to give for friends or loved ones for Christmas. I’m thinking these will be my treat to make and share this year because they are so easy to make yet they are so amazingly delicious!

Once you start popping them you can’t stop. I think I ate half the jar myself today.

Another variation I love on these, which is a chai spice blend I use 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 3/4 tsp dried ginger, 3/4 tsp cardamom, 1/4 tsp ground cloves and 1/8 tsp ground pepper. Surprisingly the flavors aren’t nearly as bold as you think they’d be but still so delicious.

Cinnamon Candied Almonds

Just try not to finish all of these off before they make it to being shared ;).


Cinnamon Candied Almonds

5 from 8 votes

These Cinnamon Candied Almonds are one of the best holiday treats! I've been making these for years and once you try them you'll see why!

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 12


  • 1/2 cup (110g) packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 tsp Siagon cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp fine sea salt
  • 4 cups (600g) Fisher Whole Almonds
  • 1 large egg white
  • 2 tsp water
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Line a rimmed 18 by 13-inch baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.

  2. In a medium mixing bowl whisk together brown sugar, granulated sugar, cinnamon and salt, set aside.

  3. Place almonds in a large mixing bowl.

  4. In a separate small mixing bowl whisk egg white, water and vanilla until frothy. Pour over almonds in mixing bowl and toss to evenly coat. 

  5. Add sugar mixture to almonds and toss to evenly coat. Spread into an even layer on prepared baking sheet. 

  6. Bake in preheated oven, tossing every 15 minutes (three times throughout baking), for 60 minutes total.

  7. Let cool then store in an airtight container for up to one week.

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  • Vivian: This recipe is soooo good. I used only 3 cups of sliced almonds (from Costco) and not whole almonds like the recipe calls for and it works great. I used only 2/4 teaspoon kosher salt as I didn’t have any sea salt and I loved that hint of salt it adds to the sweetness. And I used only 1 teaspoon of vanilla. I don’t think I’ll be buying any candied almonds from now on. This is my go to savory sweet snack. …See now I can’t stop eating them. Thanks! August 21, 2018 at 1:30pm Reply

    • Jaclyn: Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review! August 22, 2018 at 11:14am Reply

  • Debbie Drudge: This is the second recipe I’ve tried. This one is by far the best. I made them last night and they’re half gone already. I’ll be sure to make these as and give as gifts. Thanks! January 30, 2018 at 4:41am Reply

  • Tiffany Lewis: I made these and my family loves them!!! I’m proud of myself!! December 30, 2017 at 5:13pm Reply

  • Martha in KS: I just made my 2nd batch of these deeelicious almonds. I used Blue Diamond lightly salted almonds (not raw) and they worked out great. The 1st batch I cut back on the salt, 2nd batch I added the full amount – just right! Thanks for a great recipe. Merry Xmas! December 18, 2017 at 3:44pm Reply

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