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Candied Curried Pecans

These sweet and spicy nuts -- which go great with drinks -- would make a nice hostess gift.

Courses: Sauces, Snacks

Recipe Ingredients

1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlOnion powder
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlGarlic powder
1 1/4 teaspoons 6.3mlCoarse kosher salt
3/4 teaspoon 3.8mlCurry powder
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlCayenne pepper
2 tablespoons 30mlUnsalted butter - (1/4 stick)
2 tablespoons 30mlHoney
3 cups 438g / 15ozPecan halves

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 250 degrees. Line large rimmed baking sheet with foil. Mix onion powder, garlic powder, 1 teaspoon salt, curry powder, and cayenne pepper in small bowl to blend.

Melt butter and honey with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt in heavy medium saucepan over medium heat. Add pecan halves and stir to coat; remove from heat. Add spice mixture and toss to coat pecans evenly. Spread pecans in single layer on prepared baking sheet.

Bake pecans until dry and toasted, about 40 minutes. Cool completely. Separate pecans. (Can be made 1 week ahead. Store airtight at room temperature.)

This recipe yields about 3 cups.

Bon Appetit, November 2002


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