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Candied Pecans

Candied Pecans are so simple to make with just a few ingredients. This is the perfect recipe to give as a gift, have as a fun treat, or use in salads.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Snack
Keyword: food gift, spiced nuts
Servings: 6 cups
Author: Lisa Longley

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • 4 cups pecan halves 16 ounces
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 300 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk the egg white with a fork until it becomes frothy. Add in the pecans and toss until they are compltely coated.
  • Now add the sugar mixture. Mix throughly. Spread onto the prepared pan in a single layer. Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven. Once nuts cool, break apart and enjoy! Store in an air tight container for up to two weeks.