Sugar-Sherry Almonds
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 Tablespoons sherry
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange peel
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup whole natural almonds
  1. Heat oven to 300 degrees F. Butter a baking sheet and set aside.
  2. Beat egg white in a small bowl until foamy; stir in sherry and orange peel. Mix sugars, salt, and nutmeg in a separate bowl.
  3. Stir nuts, about 1 Tablespoon at a time, into egg white mixture. Remove with a slotted spoon, draining well, and toss in sugar mixture.
  4. Place nuts close together on prepared baking sheet. Repeat until all nuts are coated.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove nuts from baking sheet, breaking apart if necessary. Cool on waxed paper. Store in an airtight container.
Recipe by The Culinary Cellar at