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.

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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.

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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 :).

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(adapted from source)