Almond Candy Jewels

Almond Candy Jewels

This no-bake holiday confection is colorful and crunchy!

10 min. prep time
30 candies
252 Ratings



2 cups slivered almonds
1/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons light corn syrup

Stir In

1/2 cup chopped red and green candied cherries


Line large baking sheet with waxed paper; set aside.

Melt butter in 10 or 12-inch skillet until sizzling; add almonds, sugar and corn syrup. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with wooden spoon, until sugar and nuts are golden brown (4 to 9 minutes). (Watch closely to prevent burning.) Immediately remove from heat; stir in cherries.

Working quickly, drop by level teaspoonfuls onto prepared baking sheet. Refrigerate until firm (about 45 minutes). Place individual clusters in paper candy cups or on squares of colored foil. Store in container with tight-fitting lid at room temperature.


Nutrition Facts (1 candy)

Calories: 50

Fat: 3.5g

Cholesterol: 5mg

Sodium: 15mg

Carbohydrates: 5g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #9976©1998Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Eager to try it & substituted citron for cherries & pecans for almonds--added more of the candy-part to hold the pecan chips, but oh, so luscious!!!!
A friend of my parents can't have anything with flour. So it good for anybody how can't have flour. and they are very tasty too

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