Aunt Caroline's Dixieland Recipes/Candy/Almonds Creamed

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Shell and blanch burnt almonds and lay them in the open oven to dry, but do not let them brown. Put one cup of granulated sugar over the fire with a tablespoon of water; stir until it is well dissolved and comes to a boil . Drop into this the blanched almonds a few at the time and take them out immediately with a perforated spoon or candy dipper, laying them on waxed paper until they harden, or upon buttered plates.