Sugar and Spice Candied Almonds or Pepitas in the Crockpot

Author Johnna


  • 1 pound almonds (or pepitas)
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried ginger
  • non-stick cooking spray or oil of your choice


  1. In a large mixing bowl, stir together egg white and vanilla extract. Add almonds or pepitas and stir well to coat.
  2. In a smaller bowl, combine coconut sugar and spices. Stir well to combine.
  3. Add sugar and spice mix to nuts or seeds, stirring well to combine.
  4. In a 4 1/2 quart crockpot, spray non-stick cooking spray or lightly coat with oil of your choice.
  5. Pour nut or seed mixture into crockpot. Turn on to high.
  6. Stir every 30 minutes. Cook for two hours.
  7. After two hours, turn out ingredients onto parchment paper on countertop. Allow to cool. Break nuts or seeds up a bit before placing into jars or airtight container for storage. Enjoy!