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Five-Spice Pecans

 Five-Spice Pecans
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
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 10 min. + cooling


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


  • 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.