Easy Candied Almonds

These Easy Candied Almonds only contain 5 ingredients and are made on the stovetop in 15 minutes flat! They're the perfect salad topper or snack! Vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free & paleo-friendly! 
Course Dessert, Salad, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword candied almonds, cinnamon sugar almonds, easy candied nuts recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cooling Time 30 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 85.5kcal
Author Laura



  • Line a baking sheet with waxed paper, set aside.
  • In a small bowl mix together sugar, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
  • In a small fry pan ( over medium heat, melt the coconut oil.
  • Add slivered almonds and stir until they are all coated with the coconut oil.
  • Add dry ingredients and stir until evenly distributed.
  • Cook for 5-7 minutes over medium heat, stirring every minute, until almonds are golden-brown.
  • Once all the almonds are browned, pour them onto the prepared baking sheet and spread them into one even layer.
  • Allow nuts to cool to room temperature (they will crisp up as they cool).
  • Once cooled, break them apart and enjoy on top of a salad or as a yummy snack!
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature!


Calories: 85.5kcal | Carbohydrates: 4.7g | Protein: 2.5g | Fat: 7g | Potassium: 1mg | Fiber: 1.4g | Sugar: 2.4g | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 0.5mg