Spiced Pecans

Spiced Pecans

Makes 3 cups

Parties, holidays, just about any time is right for this deliciously seductive snack. Perfect for tossing into green salads or grain dishes.

Ingredients: 
  • 3 cups pecans
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
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Method: 

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Place pecans in a large bowl and mix in maple syrup until well coated. Add spices and continue mixing until they are evenly distributed.

Cover a metal cookie sheet with multiple layers of foil to completely protect baking sheet. Evenly distribute pecans in a single layer on top of the baking sheet. Bake 10 to 15 minutes, stirring nuts every 5 minutes, until toasted and most of liquid has been absorbed.

Cool just long enough to handle and spoon pecans into a large clean bowl. It is very important to remove pecans from the foil covered baking pan as soon as possible to avoid the nuts from bonding to each other or to the foil.

After complete cooling, store in an airtight container.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: About 1/4 cup, 180 calories (150 from fat), 16g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 2g protein
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