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Orange Marjoram Candied Almonds

Orange Marjoram Candied Almonds

Addictively delicious!

YIELD: 4 cups

Wine Pairing: 2014 Pietro Family Cellars Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley

PREP TIME: 5 minutes COOK TIME: 20 minutes TOTAL TIME: 25 minutes


  • 4 cups whole almonds, raw and unsalted
  • 2 Tbsp. GC Napa Valley Natural Orange Infused Honey
  • 2 Tbs. GC Napa Valley Natural Orange Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp. GC Napa Valley Natural Marjoram Finishing Sea Salt
  • 2 tsp. GC Napa Valley Natural Lemon Tellicherry Pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place almonds in large mixing bowl.
  3. Warm the Orange Honey in a microwave at 10 second intervals to a pourable consistency.
  4. Add the Orange Honey and Orange Olive Oil to the almonds. Mix to evenly coat.
  5. Spread coated almonds in a single layer onto a parchment lined baking sheet.
  6. Sprinkle Lemon Tellicherry Pepper and Marjoram Finishing Sea Salt evenly over the almonds.
  7. Bake 15-20 minutes, stirring almonds every 5 minutes to prevent burning. Remove from oven and cool on baking sheet.


Feature as a Happy Hour snack paired with wine, salad garnish and makes a lovely home-made gift.


  • 1 lb. whole almonds, raw and unsalted
  • Parchment paper, 1 sheet
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