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Course: snack
Total time: under 30 minutes
Skill level: Easy
Cost: Inexpensive
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Visitors come to Alcalá de Henares to see the sensational Plateresque architecture of its old university, but few will leave without passing through one of the city’ s many candy shops to purchase these celebrated sugar-coated almonds.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almonds with skins
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

Line a cookie sheet with a greased piece of foil. In a skillet, mix together all ingredients and boil over a high flame, stirring constantly, until the sugar crystallizes.

Spread the mixture on the cookie tray, separating it into individual sugar-coated almonds. Cool.

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Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving

Nutritional information is based on 10 servings.

160kcal (8%)
39mg (4%)
0mg (0%)
0mcg RAE (0%)
102mg
39mg
3g
21g
2g
23g
0mg (0%)
1mg (0%)
1g (3%)
7g (11%)
1mg (3%)