Orange Spiced Almonds

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 cups whole blanched almonds

Instructions

  1. Line cookie sheet with foil; grease.
  2. In medium saucepan, combine all ingredients except almonds. Cook over medium heat until candy thermometer reaches soft-ball stage (234 degrees F).
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Add almonds; toss until well glazed.
  5. Spread on foil-lined cookie sheet; cool completely.
  6. Break apart, if necessary.

Makes 3 cups.

Posted by Marla at Recipe Goldmine 10/28/2001 9:15 am.