Orange-Glazed Pecans

Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Mary Lyn Hill

Roast pecans in a mixture of orange juice concentrate, sugar, and cinnamon for a sweet and tangy appetizer or snack that's perfect for the holidays.

Yield: 4 cups
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 4 cups pecan halves
  • 1/2 cup frozen orange juice concentrate, undiluted
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Bake pecans in a shallow pan at 350°, stirring occasionally, 10 to 15 minutes or until toasted.
  2. Bring juice concentrate, sugar, and cinnamon to a boil in a heavy saucepan; boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in toasted pecans.
  3. Drop pecans 1/2 inch apart onto an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet. Let stand until firm.
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