I call these my Jack Daniels Pecans. The subtlety spiked buttery coating makes them an addictive little nosh during a holiday cocktail hour. —Jennifer Schoonover, Trimble, Missouri
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VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 5 teaspoons whiskey
- 2 cups pecan halves
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- Preheat oven to 300°. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine butter, brown sugar and whiskey; microwave, covered, on high for 30-60 seconds or until butter is melted; stir until smooth.
- Place pecans in a small bowl; drizzle with butter mixture and toss to coat. Transfer to a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake 30-35 minutes or lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with salt. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2 cups.
Originally published as Whiskey-Glazed Pecans in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2013, p132