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Crunchy Candied Pecans

Candied Pecans are easy to make and incredibly delicious. These Candied Pecans are coated with cinnamon sugar and make a tasty snack. Candied Nuts are the perfect topping for many dishes like salads and desserts and make a wonderful food gift.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Candied Nuts, Candied Pecans, Glazed Pecans
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 297kcal


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg white
  • 12 ounces pecan halves


  • Preheat the oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and lightly grease it with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, mix the granulated sugar, brown sugar, ground cinnamon and salt. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the egg whites with 1 tablespoon of water until lightly frothy.
  • Add the pecans into the bowl with the egg white mixture and mix well. Sprinkle the sugar mixture over the pecans. Mix until evenly coated.
  • Spread the pecans on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 40 minutes, stirring a couple of times during the baking process. Remove from the oven and allow the pecans to cool on the baking sheet before serving.


  • Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on brands of ingredients used


Calories: 297kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 64mg | Potassium: 151mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 0.9mg