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Gingerbread Pecans

Gingerbread Pecans

Submitted by: The American Pecan Council

‘Tis the season. Flavor pecans with gingerbread spice and toast for a festive snack.

Ingredients

  • 1 large egg white, beaten
  • 2 cups raw pecan halves
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons gingerbread spice blend
  • Pinch of salt

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk beaten egg with a fork until frothy. Add pecans and stir until coated. Sprinkle pecans with granulated sugar, brown sugar, gingerbread spice, and salt. Stir to coat evenly. Spread pecans in an even layer on the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake pecans for 40 minutes, stirring halfway through. Allow pecans to cool completely. Store in an airtight container for up to 4 days. Makes 2 cups.

Nutrition facts

Calories

260

Fat

24

Sat Fat

2

Sodium

35

Carbs

13

Fiber

3

Protein

4

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