Sweet, Spicy, Salty Candied Pecans

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Time

15 min

Serving

8 persons

Calories

217

Rating

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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.

Ingredients

  • —Āonfectioners sugar : 0.5 cup
  • kosher salt : 0.75 tsp
  • cayenne pepper : 0.5 tsp
  • water : 4 tsp
  • pecans : 2 cup

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Stages of cooking

  1. Begin by combining the Confectioners sugar, kosher salt, cayenne pepper and 4 teaspoons of water in a medium bowl.

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  2. Whisk until combined.

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  3. Add the pecans to the sugar mixture and stir until evenly coated.

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  4. Place the nuts on a parchment lined baking sheet in a single layer.

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  5. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until the nuts are crusty on top and caramelized on the bottom.

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  6. Let cool completely, then break apart the nuts and serve.

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