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Cinnamon Maple Roasted Almonds recipe. A quick and easy healthy candied almonds recipe where almonds are covered in maple syrup, cinnamon and nutmeg and roasted in the oven. They come together in less than 30 minutes! Naturally Paleo, Gluten-free, and Vegan.

Cinnamon maple roasted almonds on a pan.

I’ve found my almond snack soulmate with these Cinnamon Maple Roasted Almonds! Not only are these maple almonds absolutely delicious but they are also crunchy, satisfying, and nutritious. They also fill your house with the most wonderful Fall sweet maple roasted scent. It is divine.

If you like nutritious snacks, try my roasted pepitas or apple gelatin gummies.

Why I love these cinnamon roasted almonds:

  • They are a great snack option and a good way to satisfy your sweet tooth.
  • They cook in less than 20 minutes!
  • They make your whole kitchen and house smell amazing.
  • They are made with 4 ingredients.
  • The maple syrup creates an almost crystallized coating on top of the almonds when they roast, which is so yummy.
  • You get the health benefits of almonds in a sweet and yummy way.

Ingredients needed:

Ingredients needed to make cinnamon maple roasted almonds.
  • almonds- I like to use raw almonds in this recipe.
  • maple syrup– pure maple syrup is best for flavor and quality.
  • cinnamon– I like to use Ceylon cinnamon for my recipes because of taste.
  • nutmeg– you can grind your own nutmeg or buy it pre-ground.

See recipe card below for a full list of ingredients and measurements.

Recipe variations:

  • you can use pumpkin spice instead of cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • you can add other spices like ginger or cloves.
  • you can use honey instead of maple syrup.
  • you can even try using other nuts instead of almonds.
  • you can add salt for a salty sweet flavor.
  • add more maple syrup to make the recipe sweeter.
Healthy candied almonds on a pan.

How to make cinnamon maple roasted almonds:

Step 1: roast the almonds in the oven for 5 minutes

Step 2: coat almonds in maple syrup, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Step 3: bake for 12-15 minutes.

I highly recommend eating these warm! YUM.

How to store them:

Store them in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks. ( If they even last that long! Mine never last longer than a day).

Maple almonds after baking, on a pan.

Recipe FAQs

Should almonds be soaked before roasting?

I don’t soak them before roasting them.

How long does it take to roast almonds in the oven?

20 minutes max!

Whats the difference between toasted and roasted almonds?

Roasting almonds is done by backing them in the oven. Toasting almonds is done on the stove top.

Are roasted almond healthy?

Yes! Almonds are filled with manganese, vitamin E, and Magnesium. They are also full of healthy fats, protein, and fiber.

Fingers holding a cinnamon maple almond.

Health benefits of almonds:

In 1 serving of this recipe (1/4 cup of almonds), you get:

  • 45% Daily Value of Manganese
  • 45% Daily Value of Vitamin E
  • 25% Daily Value of Magnesium
  • 22% Daily Value of Tryptophan
  • 20% Daily Value of Copper
  • 18% Daily Value of Vitamin B2

1/4 cup of these almonds also has 8 grams of protein inside, more than one egg! (I found the nutrient information here.)

FYI: One serving of these roasted almonds is about 218 calories.

Cinnamon maple roasted almonds in a bowl.

Other roasted almond recipes you may enjoy:

Gingerbread Roasted Almonds (Paleo, GF)

Cinnamon Pumpkin Roasted Almonds {Paleo, GF}

Did you try this recipe? Please leave me a ⭐ review below!

4.83 from 17 votes

Cinnamon Maple Roasted Almonds

Servings: 4
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
Cinnamon & Maple Roasted Almonds (paleo, GF)- my almond snack soulmate! | Perchance to Cook, www.perchancetocook.com
A quick and easy healthy candied almonds recipe where almonds are covered in maple syrup, cinnamon and nutmeg and roasted in the oven



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cover a cookie sheet in wax paper or parchment paper. Evenly spread out 1 cup of almonds onto the cookie sheet and bake them for about 5 minutes.
  • Remove the almonds from the oven, but keep the oven on. They will smell a bit like popcorn at this point.
  • Put the almonds into a bowl and top with 1 Tbs of maple syrup. Mix. Then top the almonds in 1/2 tsp of ground cinnamon and a pinch of nutmeg, mix again.
  • Evenly spread out the almonds onto the lined cookie sheet again and bake for 12-15 minutes, mixing them half way through. They will smell sweet and roasted at this point and will have turned a darker brown.


Calories: 218kcal

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
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  1. Used sugar free syrup and a little keto sugar free ‘honey’ and a pinch of salt and it was delicious!