Spiced Pecans

2013-08-03
  • Yield : 4 cups
  • Servings : 32
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 25m

Recipe adapted from Lisa Rymsza.

Spiced pecans make a wonderful addition to salads. Try out this combination: pecans, dried cranberries, feta cheese, and balsamic vinaigrette over mixed greens.

 

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp Chinese 5 spice powder (Wholefoods)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp grated black pepper
  • 4 cups pecan halves

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2

Butter 1 or 2 baking sheets.

Step 3

Melt butter over medium heat.

Step 4

Add sugar, water, salt, and spices to butter. Stir until sugar dissolves.

Step 5

Add nuts to sugar mix and cook until syrup thickly coats nuts, stirring frequently for about 5 minutes.

Step 6

Transfer nuts to baking sheet and bake until golden- about 10 minutes.

Step 7

Cool.

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    115
  • Total Fat

    11.2g
  • Saturated Fat

    1.7g
  • Cholesterol

    4 mg
  • Sodium

    85 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate

    4.1g
  • Dietary Fiber

    1.3g
  • Sugars

    2.7g
  • Protein

    1.3g
  • Vitamin A

    1%
  • Vitamin C

    0%
  • Calcium

    1%
  • Iron

    2%

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