Sweet and Spicy Pecans




Makes about 2 cups
Total time: 55 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 55 Minutes


1/4 cup sorghum syrup
2 tablespoons Demerara sugar
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
2 cups pecan halves
Parchment paper


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together first 4 ingredients. Add pecan halves; stir until coated. Line a jelly-roll pan with parchment paper, and lightly grease paper. Spread pecans in a single layer in pan.

2. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until glaze bubbles slowly and thickens, stirring once after 8 minutes. Transfer pan to a wire rack. Separate pecans into individual pieces; cool completely in pan. If cooled pecans are not crisp, bake 5 more minutes.