Sunday, December 12, 2010

Cinnamon Sugar Almonds

1/2 cup water
1 1/4 cups white sugar
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
2 cups whole almonds

1.Combine the water, sugar, and cinnamon in a saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil.

2.Add the almonds. Cook and stir the mixture until the liquid evaporates and leaves a dry candy coating on the almonds.

3.Pour the almonds onto a baking sheet . Separate almonds using forks.

4. Allow to cool about 15 minutes.

*For this to turn out, ALL the liquid must evaporate. the mixture turns from liquid to syrup to a stringy consistency, and then crystallizes onto the almonds. Be sure to stir consistently throughout... this process takes about 20 minutes.

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