Sugar-and-Spice Pecans

  • Yield: 8 (2-ounce) servings


1-- egg
1tablespoon cold water
1pound pecan, walnut or almond halves
1/2cup sugar
1teaspoon cinnamon
1/4teaspoon ground cloves
1/4teaspoon salt


  1. Beat the egg and cold water in a bowl. Stir in the pecans. Mix the sugar, cinnamon, cloves and salt in a bowl. Add to the pecan mixture and stir until mixed.
  2. Spread the pecans in a single layer on a nonstick baking sheet. Bake at 225 degrees for 1 hour, turning the pecans every 15 minutes. Let cool before serving. Makes 1 pound.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Las Vegas' Las Vegas Glitter to Gourmet (Junior League of Las Vegas, 2001).