Simple to make. Delicious to eat. Candied pecans are a great gift for teachers, service providers, hosts, etc.
I found the recipe I use at this link. Cinnamon Pecans
- 1/2 c. granulated sugar
- 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1 egg white
- 4 c. pecan halves
Preheat oven to 325*.
In a small bowl, mix the sugar, cinnamon and salt together.
In a larger bowl, whisk the egg white till white and foamy.
Add the pecans to the egg white and stir till pecans are well coated.
Pour the sugar mixture over the pecans and mix well.
Spread the pecans on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper or foil. No need to oil the pan, the paper or the foil.
Bake for 20 minutes. After 10 minutes, stir the pecans to prevent sticking and for even crisping.
Remove from the oven and transfer the pecans to a large bowl, breaking up pieces that are stuck together. Stir the pecans a few times, as they cool. Store in jars or air-tight containers.
Makes 4 cups of candied pecans. They store well in a quart size canning jar. Also a nice way to gift them!
But if you leave them where they can be found, this is going to happen…