Thursday, September 6, 2007

Sugared Pecans

I was craving for pecans so i decided to try out this recipe from simply recipes. it was really easy and the pecans taste so good! as i was baking them, the house smelled so yummy. i didn't have cloves or nutmeg, so i just added 1/2 teaspoon of a pumpkin pie spice i had.

1 egg white
1 Tbsp water
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
8 oz pecans - about 2 cups
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 Preheat oven to 300°F.

2 Put sugar, cinnamon, salt, ground cloves, and ground nutmeg in a plastic bag, shake to mix.

3 Put egg, water, and vanilla in a bowl. Beat until slightly foamy, add pecans and coat well. Lift pecans out of bowl with a slotted spoon and put into the bag of sugar and spices. Shake pecans in bag making sure they are well coated.

4 Bake 30 minutes on a baking pan lined with silpat or lightly greased aluminum foil. 15 minutes into the baking, stir up the pecans with a fork. Let cool completely before serving.
Makes about 2 cups.

2 comments:

tiffany said...

Mmmm! That would be good on some vanilla frozen yogurt. =)

schoolgirl said...

Yum yum.

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