Lager and Bacon Glazed Almonds

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Lager and Bacon Glazed Almonds

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Recipe Data

15
Servings
20min
Prep
35min
Total

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    Description

    Grabbing a cold beer with some friends? Don't show up empty handed. Whip up some of these sweet, spicy, and beer-glazed almonds.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 15
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    ¾ c. Hy-Vee brown sugar, packed
    ½ c. Sam Adam's Boston lager beer
    ¼ c. agave nectar
    5 slice(s) hickory-smoked thick-cut peppered bacon, coarsely chopped
    2 tsp. kosher salt, plus additional for serving
    1 tsp. smoked paprika
    1 dash(es) Hy-Vee cayenne pepper
    3 c. whole raw almonds
    ½ c. Hy-Vee sliced almonds

    Things To Grab

    • Large baking sheet
    • Aluminum foil
    • Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
    • Mediums saucepan
    • Whisk
    • Wire cooling rack

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil. Spray foil with nonstick spray; set aside.

    2. Combine brown sugar, beer, agave nectar, bacon, 2 teaspoons kosher salt, smoked paprika, and cayenne pepper in a medium saucepan. Bring mixture to boiling. Boil 15 minutes or until mixture reaches a syrup-like consistency, stirring often. Stir in almonds and cook 2 minutes more.

    3. Spread almond mixture on prepared baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes. Cool on a wire cooling rack and break into bite-size pieces.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    230 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 14g
    • Cholesterol: 5mg
    • Sodium: 310mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 21g
    • Protein: 7g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 6%
    0%
    Calcium 6%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 4%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons September 2019