Almond Paste

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Certified: Gluten-Free Kosher

Almond paste is a great ingredient for your everyday baking. Our paste contains 67% select grade almonds so you can be sure that you're getting a quality product.

The paste adds a delicate depth to any dessert you make. The subtle sweetness of the almonds coupled with the natural fruitiness makes it a pantry staple. From scrumptious almond cookies and fruit tarts to delectable almond croissants and wedding cakes, the possibilities are endless!

Almond Paste vs. Marzipan

Almond paste generally contains 2 parts almonds to 1 part sugar, whereas marzipan contains a higher ratio of sugar to almond. The high almond content of almond paste makes it a wonderful filling for cakes and baked goods, adding a rich almond taste. Marzipan is more pliable than almond paste; it is often molded into candy and eaten as is, or rolled out as a fondant for cakes. To make marzipan, you can combine equal parts confectioner's sugar and almond paste with a touch of light corn syrup.


Our almond paste is packed in steel cans to preserve freshness. Once opened, the paste will stay fresh for a month; we recommend covering the can of unused paste with a layer of plastic wrap and a layer of foil, and storing it in the fridge. And, yes, the paste can be frozen so it can last for up to a year (You're not the only one wondering this)! Just remove the remaining almond paste from the can, wrap it tightly in plastic wrap, and store the wrapped paste in a tightly sealed container in the freezer.

Health Tips

1. A 1.5 oz handful of almonds is a leading source of vitamin E and magnesium, and also contains protein, fiber, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and iron.

2. 64% of the fats found in almonds are monounsaturated fats and, according to the American Heart Association, these fats help lower harmful cholesterol levels as effectively as expensive pharmaceutical drugs.

3. 1 oz of almonds has 7.6 grams of protein, while a whole egg has just 5.5 grams of protein. The protein in almonds maintains healthy muscle growth in your body.

4. 1 oz of almonds contains as much calcium as ¼ cup of milk for strong bones.

Customer Reviews

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“I can't believe that my 7 lbs of almond paste arrived at my door this evening...I just ordered it! No faster service on the planet...can't wait to start my holiday baking...thank you!”

, West Newbury, MA November 5, 2009

“With the winter holidays approaching, it's time to bake the norwegian treat, Kransekake. Where else to go for a gallon of almond paste but NutsOnline? Thanks for the prompt service, great prices, and quality products.”

, Monrovia, CA October 21, 2009

“I had read the testimonials online before I ordered my almond paste and I was impressed. When I received my order within two days in perfect condition (due to amazing wrapping of tons of bubble wrap) I thought how great it is that they were right! Thanks so much! In an time where customer service seems in short supply, your company gets it!”

, Centreville, va October 14, 2009

“I have ordered Almond Paste on 3 occasions. The product is always wonderful and comes on the day expected. The price is right as I have searched other sites, but this one always meets my expectation. We love it! Thanks for the service as this is not an easy product to find!”

, Jacksonville, Florida October 8, 2009

“I am nuts about Nuts Online. They are the best for ordering almond paste for my pignoli cookies. ”

, Staten Island, NY September 18, 2009

“I ordered 7lb. tin of almond paste for my
99 year old Dad who enjoys baking cookies
for the ladies at the senior center. It was reasonably priced with good shipping rates and came fast and packed great. No complaints from me.”

, Holmdel, N.J. September 4, 2009

“I was looking for almond paste all over the Philadelphia area and online when I came across nutsonline website.Not only they had the product but was less expensive then all the other purveyors even on amazon and the other shopping sites.I ordered on tuesday evening and received my purchase on wednesday evening,unbelievable.What amazing service.I will buy again from these guys and recommend them to everyone looking for specialty items. Thanks guys. ”

, Philadelphia, Pa September 3, 2009

“hey and hello there from nutty jeanne
(how did you know my nickname) in all seriousness thank you very much for the
expert packaging and speedy delivery.
That almond paste is such a bargain!!!!
i would recommend your store to everyone
and thank you again~!!!! ”

, easton, pa July 4, 2009

“I received your almond paste about a week ago. I used it yesterday for the first time to make almond horns. The almond paste was perfect and far less expensive than store bought even with the shipping cost. Thank you for providing an excellent product and most of all for your great service and follow-up. It's a pleasure doing business with people who really care. ”

, Simi Valley, CA May 25, 2009

“I ordered a can of almond paste yesterday and received it a little over 24 hours later. I am nuts about your company. Thanks and look for more orders from me.”

, Framingham, Ma. May 5, 2009

“I have yet to use the paste for baking my Italian dessert, but I love the size for the price.”

, Hawthorne, NJ September 20, 2014

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 50g (~1.8 oz.)
(Approx. 9.1 Servings/Pound)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 238
Calories From Fat
Total Fat 15g 0%
Saturated Fat 1.2g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 0%
Dietary Fiber 3.9g 0%
Sugars 17g
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 7%
Vitamin C 0% Iron 1%


Almonds, sugar, and synthetic bitter almond oil. 1/10 of 1% potassium sorbate added as a preservative

Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.


Store open or closed under refrigeration for up to 6 months. This item can be frozen.

Country of Origin: United States

ID: 3005

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Our beloved grandfather, Poppy Sol, started this business in an open-air market. Three generations later, we’re still bringing smiles to our customers' faces.

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