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Candied Pecans

Did you know that pecans, walnuts, and most other tree nuts are in season right now? We're sharing a sweet and flavorful pecan recipe you can make to share as a wonderful gift or snack for the holidays. With just a handful of additional ingredients, you can transform regular pecans into sweet candied treats!

Shop at Dollar Tree – Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 Egg White
  • 1½ Cup Pecans
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Ground Cayenne Pepper
  • ½ Cup Brown Sugar
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Baking Sheet
  • Cooking Spray or Parchment Paper

Easy Step-by-Step Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 250° and gather all ingredients (see image #1).
  2. In a small mixing bowl, coat pecans completely with egg whites (see image #2).
  3. Add sugar and spices to the pecans, mixing until evenly coated.
  4. Bake on a greased or parchment-lined baking sheet for one hour, stirring the nuts every 15 minutes (see image #3).
  5. Allow the pecans to cool completely for about 30 minutes. Serve in a bowl for snacking, in a gift bag as a treat, or sprinkle over a seasonal salad!