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a bowl filled with candied pecans
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Candied Pecans Recipe

These delicious candied pecans recipe has a sweet crunch and a touch of cinnamon. They're perfect for holiday gifts or party snacks!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dessert, nuts, pecans, snack
Servings: 32 oz
Calories: 99kcal


  • 4 cups pecans unsalted
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pinch of cayenne pepper optional


  • Preheat the oven to 250. Line a baking sheet with parchment or a silicone liner and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the egg white and water.
  • Add the pecans to the bowl and toss to coat with the egg white mixture.
  • Add the brown sugar, cinnamon, and cayenne, and toss until combined.
  • Spread the pecans out in an even layer on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake for 1 hour, stirring every fifteen minutes.
  • Let cool, then store in an airtight container.


Serving: 1oz | Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg