Ginger-Spiced Almonds

Ginger-Spiced Almonds

Coat almonds in sugar and spices, including ginger, for savory munchables the holidays and beyond. Actually, 5 cups of any combination of nuts will work!

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cups blanched whole almonds
cup sugar
tablespoon grated gingerroot
1 1/2
teaspoons garlic salt
teaspoon dry mustard
teaspoon onion powder
egg whites
cup butter or margarine, cut into pieces
  1. Heat oven to 325°F. In 15x10x1-inch pan, spread almonds. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly toasted.
  2. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix remaining ingredients except egg whites and butter; set aside. In large bowl, beat egg whites with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. Continue beating, gradually adding sugar mixture. Fold in almonds.
  3. Place butter in same pan. Place in oven 3 to 5 minutes or until butter is melted. Spread almond mixture over butter. Bake 30 to 35 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes, until almonds are brown and no butter remains. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Store in airtight container.
Makes 32 servings (1/4 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Any mix of nuts equaling 5 cups can be substituted for the almonds.
These almonds can be made up to a week before the party. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/4 Cup)
  • Calories 180
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 60mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.