Cinnamon Glazed Almonds ~ Learn how to make your own!


By Janel Adani

There are so many delicious treats to enjoy while visiting Walt Disney World. Whenever my mom comes to visit, her favorite treat to get are the Cinnamon Glazed Almonds. The smell of the warm cinnamon coming from the cart just draws you in. You can’t help to buy a bag or two to share. Being a local, I can’t buy these treats all the time or I would be rolling around Disney World, so I always save this treat for when my mom comes for a visit. I bet she didn’t know that!

Anyways, I found this picture and recipe on The Disney Chef and I thought I would share it with all of you. I bet these would make your house smell absolutely delicious while they are cooking! You can make these for a holiday party or bag them up and give them out as treats. Whatever you decide, enjoy!

1/3 cup butter
2 egg whites
Up to 2 teaspoons salt
1 cup granulated white sugar
4 teaspoons cinnamon
16 ounces whole almonds

Preheat oven to 325⁰.  Melt butter in oven-safe bowl or cup, about 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, beat egg whites with an electric mixer with salt until frothy.  Gradually add sugar and beat vigorously until the mixture is thickened and stiff peaks form.  Add cinnamon and beat until fully blended.  Fold in almonds.  Pour in butter and stir.

Gently pour mixture onto foil-lined cookie sheet and spread the mixture to a single layer of nuts.  Bake for 10 minutes, stir, and return to oven for another 10 minutes.  Repeat 4-5 times, for a total cooking time of 40-50 minutes, or until mixture has glazed onto almonds and almonds are crisp.  Mixture will froth and foam during the early stages of baking, but will bake onto the nuts towards the end of the baking time.     

Serve warm or at room temperature

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Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the books “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” “How Many Sleeps Till Disney?” and “How Many Sleeps Till Disneyland?” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 107.3 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others. ~ I enjoy writing personal perspective blogs, doing TMSM Meet Ups for our readers, and keeping the constant interaction going with others, sharing the Disney Magic to people when they can’t be at their Happy Place.

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