Brain Healthy Ingredients

Cinnamon, Nuts
Serves: 16

Almonds are high in vitamin E, which may stave off Alzheimer’s and dementia. Just a half cup of almonds provides nearly 100% of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin E.

Just in time for Christmas, put these candied almonds in a cone shaped cellophane bag with a ribbon on top. Friends and neighbors always love them!


  • 1 lb almonds
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsps cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 225 degrees F.
  2. Whisk the egg white and the vanilla until fluffy.
  3. Stir almonds into the egg white mixture.
  4. In separate bowl, combine the sugars, salt, and cinnamon.
  5. Pour the almonds into the sugar mixture and mix to coat the almonds with the sugar.
  6. Pour almonds onto a cookie sheet and spread into a thin layer. Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  7. Let cool and eat.