Vanilla Apple Pie Spiced Almonds

Shelia made these highly addictive…can’t put them down…best snack ever…vanilla apple pie spiced candied almonds for me yesterday.  They were so yummy.  I use “were” because they are now gone, less than 12 hours after she gave me a box.  I told her I need this recipe.  I am thinking these are going to be perfect to make as teacher gifts this year.  I am going to make a few batches and then give them as gifts with adorable little candy dishes.  That is, if they last long enough to make it out the door.



Combine water, sugar and vanilla apple pie spice in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat.  Once boiling add the almonds to the saucepan.  Continue to stir the combination until the liquid has been absorbed and evaporated leaving a syrup like coating on the almonds.  Pour the almonds onto a baking sheet lined with wax paper and separate with a fork.  Allow the almonds to cool about 15 minutes before you enjoy them.  And don’t say I didn't warn you when you can’t stop.

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These make just the perfect gifts. 

Tip:  If you buy raw instead of roasted almonds, no problem.  Roast your almonds by simply spreading them out on a baking sheet and roast them in a 375 degree oven for 10-12 minutes.