Candied Pecans

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Serving: Makes 2 gifts
Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cooking Time: Bake Time: 15 Minutes

November/December 2022 Dig In Recipe - DIY Gifts

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  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
  3. Coat a small saucepan with cooking spray and place over medium heat. Add sugar, water, cayenne pepper and cinnamon and bring to a boil. Let boil for 2 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken. Remove from heat.
  4. Stir in pecans until evenly coated with sugar mixture.
  5. Spread pecans out into a single layer onto prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt and orange zest.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes or until pecans are a nice light brown.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool completely before packaging.