F&W Free Preview All You Coastal Living Cooking Light Food and Wine tab Health myRecipes Southern Living Sunset
My F&W
quick save (...)

Spiced Pecans

  • ACTIVE: 10 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 30 MIN
  • SERVINGS: makes 5 cups
  • BASIC-EASY
  • FAST
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  • VEGETARIAN

The pecan, which grows best in warm climates, is beloved in the South. At parties, Southerners often set out giant bowls of spiced nuts like the ones here, deliciously seasoned with cayenne, cinnamon and brown sugar.

  1. 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  2. 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  3. Scant 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  4. 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  5. 1 1/2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  6. 5 cups pecan halves (18 ounces)
  7. 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. In a small bowl, combine the salt, black pepper, cayenne, cinnamon and brown sugar. Spread the pecans on a large, rimmed baking sheet and toast for 10 minutes, until fragrant. Transfer the pecans to a large bowl and toss with the butter. Add the spices and toss to coat. Return the pecans to the baking sheet and toast for 3 to 4 minutes longer, until fragrant. Let cool.
Make Ahead The spiced pecans can be stored in an airtight container for 3 days.
You Might Also Like

Ratings

Average Rating

(2)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    American Express Publishing ("AEP") may use your email address to send you account updates and offers that may interest you. To learn more about the ways we may use your email address and about your privacy choices, read the AEP Privacy Statement.
    How we use your email address
    advertisement
    Congratulations to Nicholas Elmi, winner of Top Chef: New Orleans, the 11th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers and epicurean insiders at the culinary world’s most spectacular weekend, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 20-22.