Friday, December 7, 2007

Sugar and Spice

For the holidays, these pecans are everything nice. They're a great snack and make easy edible gifts.

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Spiced Pecans
Adapted from The Washington Post, December 2002

  • 1/3 c. granulated sugar
  • 1/4 c. packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 pound (about 4 1/2 cups) pecan halves
  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Line rimmed baking sheet with foil and spray with non-stick spray.
  • Combine sugars and spices in small bowl
  • In a large bowl, beat egg white and salt with a fork until frothy. Toss in pecans until evenly coated.
  • Add sugar mixture, toss pecans again until well coated.
  • Spread evenly on baking sheet. Bake in oven 30-40 minutes, until crisp and dry, stirring occasionally. Cool and store.

1 comment:

tessa said...

Thanks Erin! Tessa