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Smoky Pecans

Yield Makes 2 pounds

Ingredients

  • Hickory wood chips
  • 2 pounds pecan halves
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 teaspoon salt

How to Make It

  1. Soak wood chips in water for at least 30 minutes.

  2. Prepare charcoal fire in smoker; let burn 15 to 20 minutes.

  3. Drain chips, and place on coals. Place water pan in smoker; add water to depth of fill line.

  4. Stir together pecans, butter, and salt in a 24- x 12-inch pan. Place on upper food rack; cover with smoker lid.

  5. Cook 1 hour or until golden, stirring once after 30 minutes.

  6. NOTE: Use a baking pan that fits your grill if the 24X12 inch pan is too large.