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Photo of bucket of almonds tipped over and spilling on wood floor from "My Thanksgiving Peanut Stew Recipe! + Annual Group Buy ends November 30"by Green Smoothie Girl

Candied Almond

For a sweet snack and delicious variation on sprouted, dehydrated almonds, these yummy and healthy nuts are perfect to have on hand for the whole family!

Course Dessert, Side Dish, Snack
430 kcal

  • 8 cups raw almonds (or pecans) soaked and dehydrated at 105 F approx. 6 hours
  • 2/3 cup chopped dates soaked and drained
  • 1 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. butter, butterscotch, or rum flavor

  1. Blend all ingredients except almonds in a high-powered blender until smooth.

  2. Pour into a bowl and fold nuts, stirring to coat.

  3. Let nuts sit for 20 minutes to absorb the liquid, then stir again.

  4. Spread the nuts on Teflex sheets in a dehydrator. Dry at 105 F for about 16 hours.

  5. Place the nuts on mesh sheets and dry again until crunchy (about 10 hours).