Candied Toasted Almonds
- Yield: Makes enough for four 4 1/2-inch tarts
- 1/4 cup slivered almonds
- 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In a medium bowl, toss almonds, corn syrup, and salt until well coated. Transfer almonds to a baking sheet. Bake, stirring nuts frequently, until evenly browned, 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool. Chop into coarse pieces, and store in an airtight container until ready to use.