- 1/4 cup butter
- 2-1/2 cups whole unblanched almonds
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a heavy saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add almonds and sugar. Cook and stir constantly for 7-8 minutes or until syrup is golden brown. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla.
- Immediately drop by clusters or separate almonds on a greased pan. Cool. Store in an airtight container.
1/3 cup: 274 calories, 19g fat (4g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 47mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein.