Sweet and Spicy Pecans

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Sweet and Spicy Pecans

Take this tasty snack to your next party-it has a great salty and sweet flavour. Once
your guests take one bite they will be back for more!

  • 12 ServingsServings

Ingredients

  • 5 cups pecan or walnut halves (1 lb) 1.25L
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar 125 mL
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil 30 mL
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin 15 mL
  • 1 tsp each chili powder and ground coriander 5 mL
  • 3/4 tsp salt 4 mL
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger 2 mL
  • 1/4 tsp each cinnamon, cloves and cayenne pepper 1 mL

Preparation

Preparation

1 Blanch pecan halves in boiling water for 1 minutes; drain well. Transfer immediately to large bowl. Sprinkle with sugar and drizzle with oil; toss to coat well. Let stand for 10 minutes.
2 Spread in single layer on greased foil-lined, rimmed baking sheet. Bake in 325°F (160°C) oven, turning every 5 minutes for about 25 minutes or until nuts are crisp and slightly darkened.
3 Meanwhile, in metal cake pan or other heatproof pan, combine cumin, chili powder, coriander, salt, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and cayenne.
4 Toast in oven alongside nuts for 5 minutes. Dump nuts into large bowl; sprinkle with spices and toss to coat well. Spread in single layer on baking sheet to cool.
5 Store in airtight containers for up to two weeks.

Special instructions

Take this tasty snack to your next party-it has a great salty and sweet flavour. Once
your guests take one bite they will be back for more!

Source: canolainfo.org