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Sugared Pecans

Jennifer Davick
Prep time 10 mins
Bake time 20 mins
Cool time 30 mins
Yield Makes about 5 cups
Although these sugared pecans are sweet enough to eat for dessert, try them as a topping on your favorite cake recipe.

Ingredients

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

How to Make It

  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.

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