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Southern Spiced Pecans

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.

Makes

3 cups

Pop these tasty pecans in your mouth...and you'll immediately want more. A mix of salty and sweet, the nuts are seasoned with cumin, cayenne, sugar and salt. They make a great hostess gift, too. -Carol Feaver, Marion, Ohio

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 3 cups pecan halves
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, melt butter. Add cumin and cayenne; cook and stir for 1 minute. Remove from the heat; stir in the pecans, sugar and salt; toss to coat.
  2. Spread in a single layer in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 300° for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Cool. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 214 calories, 22g fat (4g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 228mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.

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