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Five-Spice Pecans Recipe

Five-Spice Pecans Recipe

Talk about a sugar-and-spice treat! Just try to stop eating these toasty, roasty snack nuts. “They’re also great sprinkled on all kinds of salads.” Anne Leslie - Chandler, IN
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 10 min. + cooling YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder


  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet, cook pecans over medium heat until toasted, about 4 minutes. Add the brown sugar, syrup and five-spice powder. Cook and stir for 2-4 minutes or until sugar is melted. Spread on foil to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/3 cup equals 285 calories, 26 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 24, 2013

"Excellent and so easy! Have made them twice this week...they disappear quickly!"

Reviewed Jan. 5, 2013

"Wonderful! My family could not stop eating them. I roasted the pecans in the over...very quick and easy."

Reviewed Nov. 29, 2012

"Being a teacher, I'm giving these an A+! What an easy and fast recipe to make. The end results are incredibly delicious-- to the point where my fellow teachers and I called them "down-right addictive". Already planning on making some more to share with family and friends for the holiday."

Reviewed Feb. 5, 2012


Reviewed Nov. 3, 2011

"fudgeybutt: Chinese 5-Spice Powder is found in the Chinese food section of your grocery and can be used in many other dishes."

Reviewed Dec. 31, 2010

"Where can u find Chinese 5 spice? I have checked several stores and nobody carries it."

Reviewed Jan. 11, 2010

"I would recommend roasting the pecans in the oven. The flavor was awesome, but the pecans were not roasted enough. I did use raw pecans and this did not say anything about raw or not. I had some five-spice and love it!! Great flavor!!"

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