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How to Freeze Almonds

Have you bought Almonds and don’t need all of them but do not want the rest to go bad? What can I do with leftover almonds? No problem when you know how to freeze almonds!

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Can You Freeze Almonds

What to do with extra almonds? They are SO EXPENSIVE, there’s no need to let the go to waste!

Yes! You absolutely CAN freeze almonds! It’s easy, fast and inexpensive!

Just follow these quick and simple instructions!

How Long Can You Freeze Nuts

Freeze almonds for up to 6 months with no problems at all!

There is no loss of taste or freshness!

You’ll just need to wrap them appropriately and place in a freezer safe package!

How Long Do Almonds Last at Room Temperature

You really don’t want leave an opened package of Almonds open for very long! They will soon become stale, lose their crunch and the fresh pop of flavor that you love!

Almonds last at room temperature, uncovered for a few days. Almonds last in a closed container at room temperature for a few weeks.

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How To Store Almonds Long Term

You can freeze almonds long term in the freezer for 6 months without losing any of their freshness factor.

You can store longer in the freezer but the taste and the fresh pop when you bite into them will diminish over time.

In fact, I recommend storing them in the freezer even for shorter times. There’s really no downside.

How Long Do Almonds Last In the Fridge

Almonds will last in the fridge, if you keep the package completely sealed for at least a month or more.

The problem with the fridge is that odors are sometimes an issue. Almonds will pick up odors if not completely sealed.

Can You Freeze Sliced Almonds

Yes, simply follow the directions you find here.

Freeze Almond slices by sealing in a freezer safe bag and removing the air

Freeze for up to 6 months.

Can I Use Almonds Straight From the Freezer

Yes, use in your recipes with abandon!

If using in a salad or something where you will eat raw, allow to thaw first.

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Here’s What You’ll Need

You won’t need much!

  • Freezer Safe Container like a freezer zip top bag.
  • Almonds
  • Freezer

That’s it!

Here’s How You Do It

  • Place almonds into the freezer safe container
  • Remove as much air as possible
  • Place into the freezer.

Tips and Tricks

  • If the almonds are loose, it is sometimes easier to double bag in zip lock style bags.
  • Be sure to squeeze all of the air out of the bag before freezing.
  • Label your bags so that you know when you placed in the freezer.
  • If you are. having a problem removing the air from the bag, zip the bag almost completely shut and use a straw to suck the air from the bag and then quickly seal.
  • Write on the bag with a sharpie marker to indicate the date stored.
  • Freeze in smaller amounts if you only use a few almonds at a time.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How Long Can I freeze Almonds

Freeze in freezer safe package for up to 6 months

Can I Use Almonds Straight From the Freezer

Yes, absolutely!

Can I Use Some Almonds From the Freezer and Leave the Rest of the Package in the Freezer

Yes, you absolutely can!

Special Equipment

You won’t need any special equipment at all.

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how to freeze almonds in a bowl

How to Freeze Almonds

Have you bought Almonds and don't need all of them but do not want the rest to go bad? What can I do with leftover almonds? No problem when you know how to freeze almonds!
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Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: How to Freeze Almonds
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Preparing to Freeze: 2 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 207kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almonds

Instructions

  • If your almonds are loose, place into a freezer safe bag and then follow the next instructions. If you have almonds packaged in a bag, place those inside an appropriately sized freezer safe container.
  • Remove as much air as possible from the container (roll the bag up to squeeze out air or use a straw to suck out any extra air and then seal quickly).
  • Label the bag with a sharpie style marker indicating what is in the bag and the date it was frozen.
  • Place into the freezer. Rotate any older "stock" so that the oldest is at the front where you'll grab it first.

Notes

  • If the almonds are loose, it is sometimes easier to double bag in zip lock style bags.
  • Be sure to squeeze all of the air out of the bag before freezing.
  • Label your bags so that you know when you placed in the freezer.
  • If you are. having a problem removing the air from the bag, zip the bag almost completely shut and use a straw to suck the air from the bag and then quickly seal.
  • Write on the bag with a sharpie marker to indicate the date stored.
  • Freeze in smaller amounts if you only use a few almonds at a time.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
How to Freeze Almonds
Amount Per Serving
Calories 207 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Trans Fat 0.01g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
Sodium 0.4mg0%
Potassium 262mg7%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 0.4IU0%
Calcium 96mg10%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Wendi is the writer, CEO and dishwasher at Loaves and Dishes! When not in the kitchen or behind the computer, you can find Wendi serving on International Food Conference Boards, Speaking at various conferences, Leading and Cooking for the local Arts Council's "Taste of Stokes" events or donating home cooked goodies to various local non profits such as the Danbury Songwriters and Stokes Partnership for Children. Wendi is also a Registered Nurse with a Master's Degree and serves on her town's board of councilmen.

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