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Nashville Hot Almonds 

Inspired by the famous Nashville Hot Chicken craze, these almonds will captivate your love for flavorful heat - Hot sauce/multi spice glazed whole almonds, finished with white cheddar cheese powder – bite after bite will have your tastebuds dancing; asking for more!



Serves: 8 - 1/4 Cup Servings
  • 1.50 oz coconut sugar (pure, unrefined)
  • 1.00 fl oz hot sauce (Frank's red hot)
  • 0.10 oz cayenne pepper
  • 0.02 habanero chili powder
  • 0.10 oz smoked paprika
  • 0.10 oz chili powder
  • 0.05 oz garlic powder
  • 8.00 oz California Almonds (whole, roasted & salted)
  • 0.38 oz white cheddar cheese powder (fine ground)
  1. Place coconut sugar, hot sauce, cayenne, habanero, paprika, chili powder and garlic powder in a saucepot. Gently stir to combine and bring to a boil.
  2. Add California Almonds, reduce heat to medium. Continuously stir almonds and seasonings/liquid for approximately 2-3 minutes, to fully coat and glaze/caramelize the almonds.
  3. Remove glazed almonds from saucepot and transfer to a parchment lined sheet pan.
  4. Separate the glazed almonds and allow to cool to room temperature and harden.
  5. Place almonds in a mixing bowl. Add cheddar cheese powder and toss to evenly combine.
  6. Place Nashville Hot Almonds in a sealed container and store at room temperature.
Did you know?

In addition to almonds being a delicious ingredient in our recipes they’re also heart healthy, gut healthy, and full of vitamins and nutrients - explore Health & Nutrition to learn more. Not only that, almond farmers are dedicated to sustainability - find out how they’re Growing Good.