These Sugar and Spice Pecans are perfect for an appetizer, a snack, or on salads. They also make a Gr8 hostess gift. At the holidays keep a batch of these in your pantry in case last minute guests arrive!
Preheat oven to 325ºF.
In a small mixing bowl combine the two sugars, cayenne pepper, cumin, black pepper and salt.
Heat a frying pan on medium-low heat.
Add the olive oil and pecans.
Stir until pecans are coated and warm.
Remove from heat.
Add the sugar and spice mix to the pecans and toss until well coated.
Spread this mixture on your prepared baking sheet.
Bake for a total of 13-15 minutes and halfway through baking give the pecans a good stir.
These are Gr8 in our Spiced Salad.
These will keep for up to 6 months if stored tightly covered in a cool dark place; they will keep for a year in your refrigerator.
These Pecans make a wonderful hostess gift. Just package them in a take-out box or a cute jar with a ribbon.