Sweet and Spicy Almonds

These are a great holiday snack to have with drinks and for snacking before dinner. They have a bit of a kick and are much more fun than regular almonds - you wont be able to stop eating them.
2 Cups of untreated, unblanched Almonds
Olive Oil
Cayenne pepper, Coarse Salt, Sugar

1) Spread almonds evenly on baking dish and bake at 350 for 10 minutes and until fragrant.
2) In a large bowl combine 1/4 cup sugar, 1 1/2 tst of coarse salt, 1 tsp of cayenne pepper
3) In a small non-stick combine 1 tblsp honey + 1 tblsp water + 1 teaspoon Olive oil. Cook for 1 minute. Add to toasted Almonds. Toss to coat.
4) Transfer nuts to sugar mixture. Toss. Cool. Best the next day and can be stored for 2 weeks.


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