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Sugar and Spice Pecans December 27, 2012

Filed under: Appetizers — alittlemoreofeach @ 1:04 pm
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spiced pecans


  • 1 lb pecan halves or pieces
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbl water
  • 1 egg white


Combine sugar, cinnamon and salt; set aside. Beat egg white and water together and toss in pecans. Coat well. Add sugar mixture and stir to cover pecans completely. Spread on a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 300 for 35 – 40 minutes, stirring two times while baking. Cool well and store in an air tight container. (Walnuts also work well.)

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One Response to “Sugar and Spice Pecans”

  1. Stephanie Stratton Says:

    I often use Penzey’s or Savory Spice Shop’s “Baking Spice” for this recipe. The two cinnamons, nutmeg, mace, allspice and ginger add a more complex flavor to the pecans. These pecans are a great addition to a salad, especially one with blue cheese and strawberries.

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