Main image of Candied Sesame Almonds

Candied Sesame Almonds

17 min

Snack

Make-ahead

One-bowl / one-pot

10 ingredients or less

Pantry-ready

On-the-go

This treat makes for a wholesome and healthy snack on its own, or enjoy on top of a salad to give it some extra crunch.

Servings

(¼ cup per serving)

Total

17 min

Prep

5 min

Cook

12 min

Contains

Treenut symbol

tree nut

Sesame symbol

sesame

Free from

Soy symbol

soy

Peanut symbol

peanut

Gluten symbol

gluten

Ingredients

Buy ingredients on AmazonFresh  

Directions

Click:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the maple syrup, coconut oil, salt, and cayenne.
  3. Then add in the nuts and toss to combine.
  4. Transfer to a parchment-lined baking tray, and roast on the middle rack of the oven for 5 minutes.
  5. Then remove from the oven, add the sesame seeds, toss to coat, and roast for another 5 - 7 minutes, or until lightly golden. Note: the nuts continue to cook a little even after taken out of the oven and the mixture may still look wet but it will harden as it cools, so be careful not to over-cook the nuts.
  6. Allow the nuts to cool fully before enjoying.

Storage

  • Store in an airtight container on the counter for up to 2 weeks.
  • Store in the freezer for up to 1 month.

Let us know what you think

Nutrition info

We believe that focusing on numbers can harm our relationship with food. Instead, our philosophy is to Nourish the Cells & the Soul. If you require specific nutrition information due to a medical condition, please consult with a dietitian or physician. The nutritional information provided is composed with the utmost care. However, we cannot guarantee the correctness of the displayed values, see also our disclaimer.

Show nutrition info  

More for the eyes

image of image of image of

Discussion & Rating

Rate this post


Janna - Sept. 12, 2021, 9:54 a.m.

Amazing simple and delicious recipe! I had mostly made Tamari almonds before, this is a really nice way to mix it up. My first try was without the cayenne pepper, but I think next time I'll be more daring :)

PUL Team - Sept. 12, 2021, 8:18 p.m.

So glad to hear, Janna! The cayenne pepper helps add a nice touch of spice 😃