Candied pecans

Candied pecans


  • 100g (½ cup) sugar;
  • 100g (½ cup) brown sugar;
  • 8g (1 tbsp) cinnamon;
  • 6g (1 tsp) salt;
  • 450g (4 cups) uncooked pecans;
  • 1 egg white;
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence.


1. Preheat the oven to 150C/350F.

2. In a large bowl beat egg whites with vanilla using a hand mixer until stiff peaks form.

3. In a medium bowl whisk brown and white sugar with cinnamon and salt.

4. Add pecans into the bowl of egg whites, followed by a bowl of sugar-cinnamon. Fold everything carefully, making sure that pecans are fully coated.

5. Transfer pecans onto a large baking pan and spread them out evenly. Bake for 40-45 minutes at 150C/300F, stirring every 15 minutes. Make sure the pecans cool down before transferring them into a container for storage.

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