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How to Make Candied Pecans

If you want to know How to Make Candied Pecans that are so addicting everyone will be asking you for the recipe, then this is for you!

 

If you want to know How to Make Candied Pecans that are so addicting everyone will be asking you for the recipe, then this is for you!

 

 

If you want to know How to Make Candied Pecans that are so addicting everyone will be asking you for the recipe, then this is for you!

 

My mom has made this recipe for every holiday, birthday and even just when someone wasn’t feeling well. They’re so delicious and addicting; not too sweet with just enough flavor and crunch to keep you reaching for the bowl but not so much that you lose the pecan flavor. I’ve had so many candied pecans in my life but this recipe? This one blows them all away.

 

Occasionally I’ll add a little cayenne make a sweet and spicy combination, but the original recipe is so delicious that I don’t tinker with it often. And these Vintage Charm bowls I used to mix them up reminded me so much of bowls my mom used when I was a kid that making this recipe really came full circle for me.

 

There are so many times I remember my mom at her kitchen counter, mixing up goodies in similar bowls. But the best thing I recall is when I made my mom pancakes for a breakfast surprise one Mother’s Day maaaany moons ago. I’d picked some flowers from the front yard (I’m sure she wasn’t as pleased about that part, haha!) and put it all on a tray for her. I have so many great memories with her and cooking was a big part of that.

 

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My parents came over the other day and you should have seen my mom’s face light up when she saw these bowls. She told me that they were around for quite a while already by the time she got her hands on some.

 

And when I told her I made her sugared pecans recipe in those very bowls, I do believe I saw a few happy tears in her eyes. Then she said she remembers her mom making these for her, too! What a cool Mother’s Day gift for both me and for her.

 

If you want to know How to Make Candied Pecans that are so addicting everyone will be asking you for the recipe, then this is for you!

 

If you’ve ever wondered how to make candied pecans that are so addicting everyone will be asking you for the recipe, then this is for you!

 

If you want to know How to Make Candied Pecans that are so addicting everyone will be asking you for the recipe, then this is for you!

 

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If you want to know How to Make Candied Pecans that are so addicting everyone will be asking you for the recipe, then this is for you!

 

 

If you want to know How to Make Candied Pecans that are so addicting everyone will be asking you for the recipe, then this is for you!

How to Make Candied Pecans

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound pecan halves, about 4-5 cups
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 250F.
  2. Beat egg white and water together until foamy. Toss pecans in mixture until well coated.
  3. Mix together remaining ingredients. Toss pecans in sugar mixture until well coated (your hands work best for this).
  4. Spread pecans onto a baking sheet and bake for one hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  5. Allow to cool then store in an air-tight container.
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Ashley - The Delightful Bite Blog

Thursday 21st of December 2017

These pecans look amazing! Going to make these as an appetizer on Christmas Day!!!

Kristy Bernardo

Thursday 21st of December 2017

Love it! Hope you love them. Happy Holidays! :)

Karlin Bennett

Wednesday 4th of May 2016

Shared on fb, pinned it, shares on Twitter!

Carla

Wednesday 4th of May 2016

I shared on Facebook! This recipe sounds delicious!

Annie West

Wednesday 4th of May 2016

Ack! I LOVE these bowls! I can't wait to put my own, homemade candied pecans in them!

Brittny morgan O'Neill

Wednesday 4th of May 2016

Shared on multiple! Can't wait!

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