Cinnamon Sugar Almonds

Cinnamon Sugar Almonds by

Clark and Suzy Neal with Unicoi Preserves


Shopping List

  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 5 cups whole almonds
  • 1 cup Dixie Crystals light brown sugar
  • 1 cup Dixie Crystals granulated pure cane sugar
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp salt


  • Preheat oven to 250°.
  • Line a sheet pan with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
  • Whisk egg whites and vanilla in a large bowl until frothy.
  • Add almonds, toss to coat. Stir in brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon, cayenne and salt into almonds until combined.
  • Spread on prepared pan.
  • Bake in preheated oven, stirring every 15 minutes, until coating is dry, 75 to 90 minutes.
  • Cool completely, then store in airtight container.