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Cinnamon Spiced Pecans

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling

Makes

about 6 cups

These spiced pecans are a treat enjoyed by people of all ages. They are nice to have on hand during the Christmas season to serve as an appetizer, add to a cookie plate or give as gifts packaged in decorated jars or containers! I love making foods that will delight my family or guests. —Brenda Schneider, Armington, Illinois
Cinnamon Spiced Pecans Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

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

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300°. In a small bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon and salt. 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 greased baking sheet. Bake until lightly browned, 20-25 minutes, stirring once. Remove nuts from baking sheet to cool on waxed paper.

Cinnamon Spiced Pecans Tips

How do you store Cinnamon Spiced Pecans?

Store them at room temperature in an airtight container. Refrigeration can affect their texture, so keeping at room temperature is ideal. Read up on?pantry storage ideas to help keep everything fresh and organized in your kitchen.

How long can you store Cinnamon Spiced Pecans?

You can keep them for up to two weeks—so long as they're sealed. They make excellent gifts (just like?these fabulous recipes), so try wrapping them in decorative baggies or containers.

What other spices can be added to spiced pecans?

Add a little nutmeg, a hint of ginger and a bit of allspice. Or skip the cinnamon and try a pumpkin pie spice blend.?Here's how to make your own.?

Elizabeth Harris

Nutrition Facts

1/3 cup: 198 calories, 18g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 69mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.

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