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Candied Pecans

No recipe image available.These crunchy, cinnamon-scented candied pecans are great for holiday gift-giving and sharing.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 pound whole pecan halves
1 large egg white, at room temperature
1 tablespoon water

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C).
  2. In a bowl, mix together sugar, salt and cinnamon;set aside.
  3. Beat egg white and water together just until frothy, not stiff. Add pecans and stir until well coated.
  4. Add sugar mixture, mixing pecans until well coated.
  5. Spread evenly onto a foil-lined cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and separate pecans as they cool.
  7. Store in tightly closed container.

Makes 4 cups.