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Pumpkin pie-spiced nuts

nutsFall is the air. Can you feel it? I certainly can, as evidenced by my kitchen. The other day I found myself cooking up all sorts of fall-inspired dishes, including these Pumpkin Pie-Spiced Almonds (from, which are incredibly easy and so addictive.

Pumpkin Pie Spiced Almonds

Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: ~5 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes

  • 1 cup raw almonds
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp. agave nectar or maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract


Directions: Start by preheating your oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. While the oven is preheating, pour 1 cup almonds into a large mixing bowl. Add your cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and salt — toss to coat. Drizzle the agave and vanilla extract on the almonds and stir until all almonds are coated with the spices and sweetener. Spray a foil lined cookie sheet with cooking spray and spread the almonds on the sheet in a single layer. Cook for 15-20 minutes, flipping once, until almonds are roasted. Let cool completely before storing in an airtight container.