Spicy Roasted Pecans
The chili powder and cayenne in these pecans give them a spicy little kick! Wrap them up in cellophane, or put into a small mason jar, tie with a ribbon, and give as a gift.
Serves: 16Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Medium
- 1 egg white
- 1 tsp. cold water
- 1 lb. pecan halves
- 1 cup sugar
- 1⁄2 tsp. salt
- 1⁄2 tsp. chili powder
- 1⁄8 tsp. ground cayenne
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- 1⁄4 tsp. nutmeg
- Beat egg white and water until frothy. Add pecans and stir to coat. In a separate bowl, mix sugar, salt, chili powder, cayenne, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add pecans and mix well.
- Line a baking sheet with foil and put the pecans on the foil. Bake at 300°F for 20 to 30 minutes. Stir pecans every 8–10 minutes.
- Allow the pecans to cool before packaging.