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Candied Pecans (Spicy & Sweet)

Sweet and spicy candied pecans with brown sugar.

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These pecans are roasted with brown sugar, cinnamon, and cayenne for party appetizers, salads, and Christmas gifts.

Ingredients

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  • 1 egg white
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 pound pecan halves (4 cups)
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Instructions

Preheat oven to 300℉ and line a sheet pan with parchment paper.

Store in an airtight container for up to a month.

Notes

Variations

  • Use walnuts in place of the pecans.
  • Use 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper to make these hot & spicy.
  • Make them less sweet by using only ½ cup of brown sugar.

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