Spiced Pecans

Pecans are coated in sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ground cloves to create this warm holiday treat.

Quick look

  • prep 25 min    cook 10 min

The combination of spices on these nuts seems to warm everyone on cold winter days.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups pecan halves
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

    How to make it  35 minutes


  • 1

    Heat oven to 325°F. Line a large cookie sheet with foil; set aside.

  • 2

    Melt butter in a large skillet over low heat. Add pecans and toast 15 minutes, until lightly browned, stirring often. Transfer with a slotted spoon to a plate lined with paper towels to drain.

  • 3

    Combine sugar and spices in a large bowl. Add pecans and toss to coat. Spread on prepared cookie sheet. Bake 10 minutes. Cool completely on wire rack. Store in an airtight container. Makes 2 cups.