Sugared Pecans {Gifts from the Kitchen}

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I have another themed week for you this week. It is gifts from the kitchen week! We are going to start off with a simple recipe for sugared pecans. I have seen other recipes using eggs white in the recipe, but they need to be whipped.  This recipe does not require that you whip them. It is easy to make this tasty treat right in your own home.

Your house will smell amazing as these sugared pecans cook in the oven.  They also taste amazing. They are great for snacking on or to sprinkle on top of a salad!

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Start by pouring some melted butter onto a foil lined baking sheet. In a large bowl, mix some egg whites, sugar, cinnamon, and salt together. Add in the pecan halves and toss until they are fully coated. Then spread the pecans onto that butter coated baking sheet.

Bake them at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, stirring the pecans every 10 minutes. Allow to cool on the baking sheet for 10 to 15 minutes before serving. Of package them up to make a wonder gift you made in the kitchen.

Here is what you need to make the
Sugared Pecans {Gifts from the Kitchen}

  • BUTTER
  • EGGS
  • SUGAR
  • GROUND CINNAMON
  • SALT
  • PECAN HALVES
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Sugared Pecans {Gifts from the Kitchen}

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Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup butter melted
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 5 cups pecan halves

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Line a large baking sheet with sides 9 like a jelly roll pan) with aluminum foil.
  • Pour the melted butter onto the lined sheet.
  • In a large bowl, combine the egg whites, sugar, cinnamon, and salt together.
  • Mix in the pecan halves and toss until they are fully coated.
  • Spread the pecans onto the butter coated baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, stirring the pecans every 10 minutes.
  • Cool on the baking sheet for 10 to 15 minutes before serving.
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Recipe adapted from Trisha Yearwood.

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  3. I was out at a restaurant this past weekend and they had a version of this but they used powdered sugar so they were totally white and crunchy. Not sure how they did it but they were awesome! These however I imagine would be phenomenal … I’m a cinnamon lover!!

  4. Oh I can’t wait to see what homemade gifts you have in store for this week! I have an annual \12 Days of Christmas\ feature on my blog right now and the theme/topic for this year is homemade gifts.

  5. I saw this demonstrated on TV the other day and I’ve already bought the ingredients to make them this week. I’m going to use them as Christmas gifts. for friends.