Frosted Pecan Bites

These frosted pecans are a festive snack for any holiday occasion.

6 cups


  • 1 pound pecan halves

  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 egg whites, stiffly beaten

  • 1 pinch salt


  1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C).

  2. Toast pecans for 10 to 15 minutes or until lightly toasted. Set aside to cool.

  3. Fold sugar, salt and pecans into egg whites.

  4. Increase oven temperature to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Melt butter or margarine on a sheet pan.

  5. Spread the nut mixture over pan and bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

793 Calories
70g Fat
44g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 793
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 70g 89%
Saturated Fat 14g 72%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 127mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 36g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 59mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 334mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.