Spiced Roasted Almonds

It's Autumn! Let's roast almonds!

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This is my first go at roasting nuts, so I [more or less] followed a recipe. I wanted to make sure I had the proportions down and didn't overdo anything. But now that I've got it, next time I'm following my fancy, and choosing whichever spices I want. 

This batch turned out great though! And it made the house smell warm and wonderful

Side note: Despite the chili powder, these really don't get very spicy.

What you'll need:

• 2 cups almonds

• 1 tablespoon oil (I chose coconut)

• 1 tablespoon chili powder

• 1/2 teaspoon salt

• 1/2 teaspoon cumin

• 1/2 teaspoon coriander

• 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Combine your spices and oil in a bowl and toss the almonds in. Get your hands in there and mix it all up.


For the perfectionists, do your best to coat them all evenly, but don't labor over it. Just break up any big lumps, spread it around, and call it good.


Pop them in the oven at 350F, stirring after 5 minutes. Ovens have hot spots, so the stirring is important. Bake for 10-12 minutes, give a light sprinkle of salt when they come out, and allow to cool completely. 

Then eat them up :).


(adapted from source)