Pumpkin Pie Spiced Pecans

Use pecans or walnuts for these lightly sweetened spiced nuts. Serve at a holiday party for guests to nibble on. It's also great for gift-giving. Place in cellophane bags and tie with a holiday ribbon.

Pumpkin Pie Spiced Pecans

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3 cups pecan halves

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 250 degrees F.
  2. Mix sugar, pumpkin pie spice and salt in small bowl.
  3. Beat egg white and vanilla in large bowl until foamy.
  4. Add pecans; toss to coat well.
  5. Add spice mixture; toss to coat pecans evenly.
  6. Spread pecans in single layer on lightly greased baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 1 hour, stirring once. Cool slightly and break apart.
  8. Cool completely.
  9. Store in airtight container up to 2 weeks.

Prep: 10 min | Cook: 1 hr | Yield: 4 cups or 12 (1/3-cup) servings

Nutrition information (Amount per serving) Calories: 223 Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 54mg Protein: 3g Total Fat: 19g Fiber: 3g Carbohydrate: 10g

Photo credit: Katie Goodman from Good Life Eats

Recipe and photo used with permission from: McCormick