Candied Pecans

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These little candies are deliciously addictive. You may substitute other nuts if you like.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • ½ cup water
  • 2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 cups pecans
  • 2 tsp. salt

Directions

  • Combine water, 1 cup of the sugar, cinnamon, and black pepper in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, then add the pecans.
  • Cook and stir the mixture until all the liquid has evaporated.
  • Pour the pecans onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Allow pecans to cool for about 10 minutes, then pour remaining 1 cup sugar and the salt over them. Toss to coat.
  • Store in an airtight container.

Recipe Information

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • ½ cup water
  • 2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 cups pecans
  • 2 tsp. salt

Directions

  • Combine water, 1 cup of the sugar, cinnamon, and black pepper in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, then add the pecans.
  • Cook and stir the mixture until all the liquid has evaporated.
  • Pour the pecans onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Allow pecans to cool for about 10 minutes, then pour remaining 1 cup sugar and the salt over them. Toss to coat.
  • Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories190
Total Fat10g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium290mg
Total Carbohydrate28g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars26g
Protein1g