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sweet and spicy toasted pecans

Sweet and Spicy Toasted Pecans


  • Author: the perks of being us
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

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.


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Ingredients

Ingredients for Sweet and Spicy Pecans:

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

Instructions

Instructions for Sweet and Spicy Pecans:

  • Heat oven to 400 F
  • Spray a rimmed baking sheet with oil
  • Spread whole pecans on sheet
  • Spray pecans with oil
  • Sprinkle with brown sugar
  • Generously dust with cinnamon
  • 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.

  • Category: Breakfast, Salad, Snack
  • Cuisine: American