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Spiced Pecans

Photo: Oxmoor House
Yield 20 servings (serving size: 2 tablespoons)
Not only are these a sweet and crunchy snack, you can sprinkle them over low-sugar ice cream for a quick and easy dessert.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup "measures-like-sugar" calorie-free sweetener
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg white
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons water
  • 2 1/2 cups pecan halves
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 100
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 9.7 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.5 g
  • carbohydrate 2.6 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.3 mg
  • sodium 32 mg
  • calcium 2 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 300°.

  2. Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring well.

  3. Beat egg white and water with a mixer at medium speed until foamy. Gradually add sweetener mixture, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form; fold in pecan halves.

  4. Pour pecan mixture onto a jelly roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 300° for 25 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.

  5. Cool completely in pan. Store in an airtight container.

  6. carbo rating: 2

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