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Pumpkin Pie Spiced Pecans

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Makes

5 cups

I usually make at least two batches of these nuts at a time and package in containers to give as gifts. —Tari Ambler, Shorewood, Illinois
Pumpkin Pie Spiced Pecans Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1-1/4 pounds pecan halves (about 5 cups)

Directions

  1. Combine the sugar, pie spice, salt and ginger; set aside. In a Dutch oven, bring the water, honey and oil to a boil. Add pecans; cook and stir until all of the liquid is evaporated, about 1 minute. Immediately sprinkle with reserved sugar mixture; toss to coat.
  2. Transfer to an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking sheet. Bake at 325° for 15-20 minutes or until browned, stirring twice. Cool on a wire rack. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 202 calories, 20g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 59mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.

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