Unbelievably Easy Roasted Almonds

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Learn how to use your air fryer to make the easiest roasted almonds ever! You’ll love how fresh, delicious and easy roasting almonds in an air fryer is.

So it turns out that everyone in my house is a little hooked on my air fryer recipe for roasted almonds. We all LOVE nuts. Each and every one of us, right down to the dog.

No kidding. I mean, have you seen a big ole pit bull who loves roasted almonds before? I haven’t!

I generally keep a mason jar filled with these easy roasted almonds on the kitchen counter in case we have a snack attack. No one is pleasant when hangry.

This recipe is dedicated to defeating the hanger.

Air fryer roasted almonds splashing out of a tipped over mason jar.
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Tips + tricks

No. 1 –> Buy your nuts in bulk. Nuts ain’t cheap, but they are delicious, so stock up!

No. 2 –> Start checking your almonds for doneness around 12 minutes in the Actrify and 6 or so minutes in a conventional air fryer.

No. 3 –> You’ll know they are done when they have hardened slightly but remain chewy in the middle. As they cool, they will get completely crunchy.

No. 4 –> If you wait till they are crunchy throughout – they’ll be burnt!

How to make

  1. Add almonds and coconut oil to air fryer
  2. Cook for 6-8 minutes for a conventional air fryer, and 10-12 minutes in an Actifry.
  3. Transfer to a paper towel to absorb extra oil
  4. Cool on a wire rack, then transfer to an airtight jar
  5. ENJOY!

How to store

Allow almonds to cool fully before transferring to an air-tight storage container. Your almonds should keep at least a week in a proper container. I love using mason jars for storage purposes.

Hands blotting oil off the air fryer almonds.

How to use

Roasted almonds are a super way to incorporate flavour and crunch to your diet. These almonds are great:

  • in salads
  • in wraps
  • as a snack
  • as part of trail mix
  • in roasted almond butter!

Roasting other nuts

Looking to roast pecans, cashews, or other nuts in your air fryer? This method works for all of them! Take care to check the nuts often, so they don’t get burnt.

Air fryer roasted almonds splashing out of a tipped over mason jar.

This recipe relies on the current appliance craze – the air fryer.

I’ve had an Actifry for years, but we recently upgraded to an Instant Vortex 6 Qt. I gotta say, it’s love. If you don’t have one, you should!

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Unbelievably Easy Roasted Almonds Recipe

Allyson Letal
Ditch the oven and learn how to use your air fryer to make the these healthy roasted almonds! You'll love how fresh, delicious and easy they are!
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Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Course Snack Recipes
Cuisine clean eating
Servings 8
Calories 221 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

AIR FRYER DIRECTIONS:

  • Preheat air fryer to 330F.
  • Melt coconut oil, and toss with nuts.
  • Add oil-coated nuts to the air fryer basket
  • Cook almonds for 6-10 minutes – tossing every 1 minute. Begin checking for doneness after 5 minutes- see notes.
  • Dump roasted almonds onto a paper towel to absorb excess coconut oil.
  • Cool almonds on a wire cooling rack.
  • Store in an airtight container once cool.
  • Thank me later 😉

ACTIFRY DIRECTIONS:

  • Add ingredients to your Actifry pot, close lid and turn on.
  • Cook almonds for 12-15 minutes. Begin checking for doneness after 12 minutes – see notes.
  • Spread roasted almonds onto a paper towel to absorb excess coconut oil.
  • Cool almonds on a wire cooling rack.
  • Store in an airtight container once cool.
  • Thank me later 😉

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Notes

* check almonds for doneness around 5 minutes in your air fryer, and 12 minutes in the Actifry, they should be harder but still chewy in the middle.
* allow almonds to cool completely before transferring to an air-tight container.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 221kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 7gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 16gSodium: 2mgFiber: 4gSugar: 2g
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This post was updated Jan 16, 2020 to add new photos and more information.

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