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Pecans Diablo Recipe

Pecans Diablo Recipe

The spices in this recipe showcase pecans in a whole different light. This is a great snack for any party, but the heat suits the cool and crisp evenings during the Halloween season well. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:15 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 5 cups pecan halves
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the butter, rosemary, cayenne and basil. Add pecans and toss to coat. Spread in a single layer in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with salt.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 17-20 minutes or until pecans are crisp, stirring occasionally. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 5 cups.