Sweet and Spicy Toasted Pecans

We love sweet and spicy toasted pecans! And these can be toasted up in no time! Obviously you will want to make extra so you have some to snack on for the next day!

Without a doubt, you will love these on so many things. Sweet and spicy toasted pecans are perfect during the week served on salads. In addition to topping lettuce salads like grilled chicken or steak salad, these are a great addition chopped up and added to a chicken salad!


Sweet and spicy roasted pecans

Sweet and Spicy Toasted Pecans

These pecans can be used to top waffles, pancakes, cupcakes, salads, or just have them along with a glass of wine, and slice of cheese, on a cool fall evening.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Salad, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Author: the perks of being us


Ingredients for Sweet and Spicy Pecans:

  • 2 cups whole pecans
  • Spray oil
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 grinds pepper
  • Sprinkle of salt


Instructions for Sweet and Spicy Pecans:

  • Heat oven to 325 F for convection or 350 F for standard oven
  • Spray a rimmed baking sheet with oil
  • Spread whole pecans on sheet
  • Spray pecans with oil
  • Sprinkle with brown sugar
  • Lightly dust with cayenne pepper
  • Apply freshly ground pepper
  • Bake for 12 minutes, checking and stirring after 5, continue to check, as all ovens are different. When crisp, pull out, lightly salt, and remove from sheet so they do not continue to cook.
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Dina and Bruce at the Golden Gate Bridge

Hi, we are Bruce and Dina Miller. We love to cook every night. We enjoy making a few healthy dishes, and also comfort food. We love crafting cocktails too! Come take a look, we would love to share our recipes with you.


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