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Sugar-and-Spice Pecans

 Sugar-and-Spice Pecans
Curry combined with sugar, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg fabulously flavors pecans.
44 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 pounds pecan or walnut halves

Directions

  • In a large resealable bag, combine the sugar and seasonings; set
  • aside. In a large bowl, beat egg whites until foamy; fold in the
  • nuts. Transfer to the bag; seal and shake to coat evenly.
  • Place nuts in a single layer in two greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in.
  • baking pans. Bake at 250° for 1-1/2 hours, stirring every 30
  • minutes. Cool completely on wire racks. Store in airtight
  • containers. Yield: 2-3/4 quarts.
Nutritional Facts: 1/4 cup equals 170 calories, 15 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.