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Sugar-Coated Pecans

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling

Makes

3 cups

"It's impossible to stop snacking on these sweet crispy nuts, so I make several batches over the holidays in order to keep a supply on hand," Carol Crowley, West Haven, Connecticut, admits.
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon egg white
  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, beat egg white until foamy. Add pecans and toss until well coated. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over pecans and toss to coat. Spread in a single layer on an ungreased baking sheet.
  2. Bake at 300° for 25-30 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Cool on waxed paper.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 142 calories, 13g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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