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Maple Sesame Almonds

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 20 min.
Total: 40 min.
Kath Younger
Slightly sweet, slightly savory, and 100% crunchy.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups raw almonds
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Spread almonds and sesame seeds on separate pans.
  • Toast sesame seeds for 7 minutes, or until fragrant and beginning to brown.
  • Toast almonds for 10 minutes.
  • Mix cayenne pepper, cinnamon, and salt in a bowl.
  • Pour almonds and seeds in bowl and toss with the spice mixture and maple syrup.
  • Allow to cool completely and store in an air­tight container.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 776
  Calories from Fat 530 (68%)
(97%)Total Fat 63g
(27%)Saturated Fat 5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 17g
Monounsaturated Fat 38g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(20%)Sodium 475mg
(26%)Potassium 908mg
Total Carbohydrate 39g
(59%)Dietary Fiber 15g
Sugars 17g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(52%)Protein 26g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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