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Cinnamon Spiced Pecans Recipe

Cinnamon Spiced Pecans Recipe

Here is a treat enjoyed by people of all ages. Spiced pecans are nice to have on hand during the Christmas season - to serve as an appetizer or add to your cookie plate, or to give as gifts packaged in decorated jars or containers! I love making foods that will delight my family or guests.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:18 servings


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 pound large pecan halves


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the sugar, cinnamon and salt; set aside. In a large bowl, lightly beat egg white. Add pecans; stir until coated. Sprinkle with sugar mixture; mix well.
  • 2. Spread in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake at 300° for 20 minutes. Remove nuts from baking sheet to cool on waxed paper. Yield: about 6 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/3 cup) equals 198 calories, 18 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 69 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Reviews for Cinnamon Spiced Pecans

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Reviewed Nov. 30, 2015

"These are the best pecans ever!"

Reviewed Oct. 24, 2015

"Easy, quick and delicious."

Reviewed Dec. 16, 2014

"they are delicious"

Reviewed Mar. 19, 2012

"Yummy! I would make this again and again. Next time I will try some pumpkin pie spice. Made for bake sale on a warm day in Fl and was great because it was like I had just taken out of oven. This is a keeper!"

Reviewed Jan. 1, 2012

"This is a fantastic recipe for anyone but in particular for me as a beginner. I had never made any type of pecans and found this recipe. The common ingredients, easy instructions, and delicious end taste make this a go to recipe. I have made this recipe three times just this Christmas season with great results each time."

Reviewed Aug. 18, 2011

"This is my first time trying a recipe like this. It was so easy, and the nuts are well-coated and crunchy. I personally could use a little more spice, perhaps nutmeg?"

Reviewed Mar. 28, 2011

"I am so delighted to see this recipe again. I make mine with mixed nuts and had bought the nuts at Christmas only to discover I could not fine the recipe. Now I will use my nuts up. I love this for gifts at the holidays and get so many rave reviews."

Reviewed Dec. 9, 2010

"I make this every year for my cookie party,and would you beleave I lost the recipe.

It's great!!!"

Reviewed Dec. 2, 2010 Edited Sep. 24, 2014

"Super easy and fast! Perfect finger food for the holidays! This was a huge family hit. They remembered it the next year and asked that I make it again! Wonderful!!!"

Reviewed Mar. 13, 2010

"Very simple, very decious! Even the kids could make this recipe. It went quickly!"

Reviewed Feb. 3, 2010

"Made these at Christmas and I fell in love with them! I am so making these a regular holiday tradition. Sweet, spicey... awesome :)"

Reviewed Jan. 20, 2010

"I have made these nuts every Christmas for the past 5 years to give as gifts with my cookies and they always get rave reviews. Be prepared to share this simple recipe."

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