These candied pecans perfect to serve with cocktails, toss over salads or just keep around the house over the holidays. They also make a delicious homemade gift. You only need four simple ingredients to make them — and if you start right now, you’ll be done in 15 minutes.
- сonfectioners sugar : 0.5 cup
- kosher salt : 0.75 tsp
- cayenne pepper : 0.5 tsp
- water : 4 tsp
- pecans : 2 cup
Stages of cooking
Begin by combining the Confectioners sugar, kosher salt, cayenne pepper and 4 teaspoons of water in a medium bowl.
Whisk until combined.
Add the pecans to the sugar mixture and stir until evenly coated.
Place the nuts on a parchment lined baking sheet in a single layer.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until the nuts are crusty on top and caramelized on the bottom.
Let cool completely, then break apart the nuts and serve.