Easy Candied Pecans

These easy Candied Pecans make a delicious holiday treat! Perfect for gifties too!

EASY CANDIED PECANS

If you like making homemade treats for gift giving these easy Candied Pecans are a must try! I actually double the recipe because they’re so good! Serve warm right out of the oven and they are irresistible!

EASY CANDIED PECANS

What you need

  • 1 pound pecan halves
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

That’s it!

Toss the sugar, cinnamon and salt together in a a bowl. In another bowl whisk together egg white, water and vanilla extract until frothy. Toss egg mixture with pecans in a large bowl until coated, then gradually toss in the sugar mixture until coated. Pour mixture on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake in a 250 degree oven for an hour. Once cool,store in an airtight container!

So easy and so good!

EASY CANDIED PECANS

This is definitely a holiday favorite, and if you haven’t made these before, once you do they’ll become a holiday favorite of yours too!

Check out how I make these on my Instagram stories highlights! They’re so good!

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Easy Candied Pecans

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1 pound pecan halves
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl mix together sugar, cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
  3. Separate egg yolk and egg white and add just the egg white to a large bowl along with water and vanilla. Whisk together until nice and frothy.
  4. Add in pecans with egg white mixture and toss to coat.
  5. Gradually toss in sugar mixture and stir to coat until all nicely coated with sugar mixture.
  6. Pour pecans evenly onto large baking sheet. Bake for 1 hour.
  7. Cool completely then store in an airtight container.

Notes

Recipe adapted from All Recipes

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