Roasted Almonds: Last Minute DIY Christmas Gift Recipe

Christmas is almost here, the shops are almost all closed and there is hardly any time left? Don’t worry, with this 3 ingredients roasted almond recipe you will get homemade Christmas joy in 20 minutes! So don’t waste time and get started!

Ingredients (6-8 servings):

4dl water

800g almonds, whole, unpeeled

800g sugar

3-4 teaspoons cinnamon

1 teaspoon vanilla powder (optional)


Put sugar, spices and water in a steel pan. Bring to the boil. Add almonds. Boil down over medium heat while stirring constantly until the sugar becomes dry. Keep stirring, the sugar melts again, stir until all almonds are covered with a sugar coating.

Spread the almonds on a prepared baking paper, let them cool down and voilà – Christmas joy to give away!

PS: if you don’t have any bags at hand, you can easily make your own bags out of newspaper, for example with these instructions.

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