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a bowl filled with candied pecans
Candied Pecans Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
These delicious candied pecans recipe has a sweet crunch and a touch of cinnamon. They're perfect for holiday gifts or party snacks!
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dessert, nuts, pecans, snack
Servings: 32 oz
Calories: 99 kcal
  • 4 cups pecans unsalted
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pinch of cayenne pepper optional
  1. Preheat the oven to 250. Line a baking sheet with parchment or a silicone liner and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the egg white and water.
  3. Add the pecans to the bowl and toss to coat with the egg white mixture.
  4. Add the brown sugar, cinnamon, and cayenne, and toss until combined.
  5. Spread the pecans out in an even layer on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 1 hour, stirring every fifteen minutes.
  7. Let cool, then store in an airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
Candied Pecans Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 oz)
Calories 99 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 3mg0%
Potassium 57mg2%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 7IU0%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.