Curry combined with sugar, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg fabulously flavors pecans.
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours + cooling
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1 teaspoon curry powder
- 2 large egg whites
- 2 pounds pecan or walnut halves
- 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 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Bake at 250° for 1-1/2 hours, stirring every 30 minutes. Cool completely on wire racks. Store in airtight containers.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup: 170 calories, 15g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Sugar-and-Spice Pecans in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2004
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