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Glazed Spicy Cinnamon Pecans


"This makes a great gift. Put pecans in mason jar and tie lid with ribbon or raffia. My family and friends love them and request them every holiday. Easy and inexpensive gift. Adjust spice to your liking."
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45 m servings 308 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (4 cups)

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil. Pour butter over foil layer.
  2. Whisk sugar, egg whites, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper together in a large bowl. Add pecans and toss to fully coat. Spread coated pecans on the buttered baking sheet.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven, stirring and flipping pecans after 10 minutes, until pecans are toasted, about 20 minutes. Cool pecans on baking sheet for 15 minutes.


  • Partner tip: Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 308 calories; 27.2 g fat; 16.8 g carbohydrates; 3.5 g protein; 15 mg cholesterol; 51 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Super recipe!! Much less time consuming than similar recipes where you roast the pecans separately. I added 1/2 tsp. salt and used half white, half brown sugar. In place of cayenne, I used c...

I followed the ingredients to the letter, but cooked it for 30 minutes. I will be making this again.

Followed instructions. Think next time I will bake a little longer. 30 minutes. Still delicious.

I used half brown sugar and half white sugar. Needs extra cayenne for kick. Cooked 30 minutes.

I made these & they REALLY good. Nest time I will add more cayenne. Not enough for my taste.

This was a first for me. I have never made sugar coated nuts in any form. I followed the instructions, adding a 1/2 tsp salt, and the pecans turned out delicious! I made two batches. After gu...

I used 1/2 white and brown sugar and added 1/2 tsp salt They taste amazing

I made this recipe and it is one of the easiest and best recipes! Very simple and cooking them in the melted butter makes the glaze! These make wonderful Christmas gifts! Happy Holidays!

Easy to make for gifts or a snack. The perfect blend of flavors that will have you coming back for more. Don't over cook, these were done in 15 minutes.