Spiced Pecans

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Spiced pecans are a great topping for salads, cakes, vegetables or grilled meats.

Carrot Cake with Spiced Pecans

Spiced pecans Cooking Tips:

Most spiced pecans recipes call for egg whites to help the spices coat the pecans. This recipe is much simpler. Feel free to use whole pecans, halved or chopped.

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Can you make ahead?

Freezer: After pecans cool off, place in an airtight container in the freezer for 3 months max. Thaw 12 hours before using.

Fridge: After pecans cool off, place in an airtight container in the fridge for 7 days max.

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This is a great recipe for spicing up your favorite nuts.

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Recipe:

Carrot Cake with Spiced Pecans

Spiced Pecans

Kenneth Temple
Spiced Pecans are a great topping for salads, cakes, vegetables or grilled meats
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Total Time 10 mins
Servings 1 cup
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Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne
  • 2 teaspoons water

Instructions
 

  • In a cast iron skillet over medium heat, toast pecans by stirring for 3-4 minutes until you can smell them. Add butter, kosher salt, black pepper and cayenne, cook for 30 seconds, add water and cut off heat. Transfer pecans to a bowl to cool.
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