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Almond Thyme Honey

Spoon this over cheese to serve as an appetizer. Drizzle on yogurt. Or give as a gift with Apricot Pecan Crisps.

  • Author: Judy
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: no cook
  • Cuisine: American


  • 3/4 cup toasted almonds, coarsely chopped (or use walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans or pine nuts)
  • 1 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons olive or walnut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest, freshly grated
  • 3 dried Japonese chiles
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves (1/4 teaspoon dried)
  • 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper


  • Mix: ingredients together. Cover. Let rest a day or two before serving for flavors to develop. Refrigerate up to a 6 months.


Dried Japanese chile (or Japonese chile) is a red/orange long, narrow chile.


Keywords: easy appetizer, quick dessert, honey, infused honey,