Purim Chocolate-Covered Nuts

“Purim is coming up, a time to exchange yummy gifts of food. This one is always a favorite with our family.”
READY IN:
50mins
YIELD:
2 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups slivered almonds
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 13 cup water
  • Topping
  • 12 ounces chocolate (can use chocolate chips)

Directions

  1. In a heavy sauce pan, boil almond slivers, sugar and water over low to medium heat until all the water is gone and the sugar crystallizes on the nuts.
  2. Pour almond slivers out onto a well-greased baking sheet.
  3. Separate clumps with a greased fork.
  4. Bake in a preheated 350 degree F oven about 15 minutes.
  5. Be careful not to burn.
  6. Melt chocolate over low heat with constant stirring.
  7. When candied almonds have cooled, dip into melted chocolate.
  8. Place on foil to set.

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