Pecans are coated in sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ground cloves to create this warm holiday treat.
The combination of spices on these nuts seems to warm everyone on cold winter days.
- 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
Heat oven to 325°F. Line a large cookie sheet with foil; set aside.
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.
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.