A Hines Family Recipe


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups whole almonds


  • Combine the water, sugar, and cinnamon in a saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil; add the almonds.
  • Cook and stir the mixture until the liquid evaporates and leaves a syrup-like coating on the almonds.
  • Pour the almonds onto a baking sheet lined with waxed paper.
  • Separate almonds using forks.
  • Allow to cool about 15 minutes.