Orange Chipotle-Spiced Pecan Mix

Orange Chipotle-Spiced Pecan Mix Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr, Jan Gautro, Leigh Ann Ross
Prepare a batch of this smoky-sweet mix to have on hand when visitors drop by. Or pack them into handsome jars to give as gifts.

Yield:

2 1/2 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 91
Caloriesfromfat 76 %
Fat 7.7 g
Satfat 0.7 g
Monofat 4.6 g
Polyfat 2.4 g
Protein 1.2 g
Carbohydrate 4.8 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 98 mg
Calcium 1 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon grated orange rind
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
1 large egg white
2 cups pecan halves
1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle chile pepper
Cooking spray
1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 225°.

2. Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir with a whisk. Stir in pecans. Combine sugar, salt, and pepper. Add to pecan mixture; toss well. Spread mixture in a single layer on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 225° for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Remove from oven; cool completely. Stir in cranberries.

Note: Store in an airtight container for up to one week.

Note:

Laura Zapalowski,

November 2008
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