Sugared Pecans

Southern Living
Sugared PecansRecipe
Jennifer Davick
Although these sugared pecans are sweet enough to eat for dessert, try them as a topping on your favorite cake recipe.
Makes about 5 cups


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1 egg white
4 cups pecan halves (about 1 lb.)
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar


Prep: 10 Minutes
Bake: 20 Minutes
Cool: 30 Minutes

1. Whisk egg white until foamy; add pecans, and stir until evenly coated.

2. Stir together sugars; sprinkle over pecans. Stir gently until pecans are evenly coated. Spread pecans in a single layer in a lightly greased aluminum foil-lined 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan.

3. Bake at 350° for 18 to 20 minutes or until pecans are toasted and dry, stirring once after 10 minutes. Remove from oven, and let cool 30 minutes or until completely cool.

Note: Store pecans in a zip-top plastic freezer bag at room temperature up to 3 days or freeze up to 3 weeks.

Created date

November 2007