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Sweet Sesame Snacking Almonds


Sweet Sesame Snacking Almonds

Sweet and just a little bit spicy, these almonds get an added crunch from sesame seeds. Give them to the nut lover on your list!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 cups

kitchen gear

  • Measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons
  • Mixing bowl
  • Spoon, for mixing
  • Baking sheet
  • Pot holder
  • Heatproof spatula
  • Clean, empty jar with lid 


  • 2 cups raw almonds
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds


  • Turn the oven on and set it to 250 degrees.
  • Put the almonds, maple syrup (or honey), salt, cinnamon, and chili powder in the bowl and mix well.
  • Empty the mixture onto the baking sheet and spread out in a single layer. Transfer the baking sheet to the oven and bake until the nuts are shiny and lightly toasted, about 20 minutes.
  • Carefully remove the baking sheet from the oven.Add the sesame seeds and mix well, until most of the seeds are stuck on the almonds. Set aside to cool.
  • Put the almonds in the jar for gifting.
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