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Candied Pecans (Cinnamon Sugar Pecans)

Candied Pecans (Cinnamon Sugar Pecans)
  • Meal


  • Cusine



1 lb pecan halves

1 large egg white

1 Tbsp water

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

1 cup granulated sugar

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp salt


Preheat oven to 250 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, vigorously whisk egg white with water and vanilla until very frothy. In a separate small mixing bowl, whisk together sugar, cinnamon and salt. Add pecans to egg white mixture and toss until evenly coated. Pour half of the sugar mixture over pecans and toss several times then add remaining sugar mixture and toss until evenly coated. Pour coated pecans over a parchment paper lined baking sheet and spread into an even layer. Bake in preheated oven 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Allow to cool then store in an airtight container.