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Sweet-n-Spicy Pecans Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mom
Added: Thursday, November 8, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 c. sugar
1` c. warm water
1 c. pecan halves
2 T. sugar
1 T. chili powder
1/8 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)

Directions:
Directions:
Stir 1/4 c. sugar and 1 c. warm water together until sugar dissolves. Add pecans and soak 10 minutes. Drain.

Combine 2 T. sugar, chili powder, and red pepper. Add pecans and toss to coat. Place pecans on a lightly greased baking sheet.

Bake at 350 for 10 minutes, stirring once or twice, until nuts are a golden brown.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are quick and delicious. However, they go so fast it really makes sense to triple the recipe. You can adjust the heat as you like, as well as the sweetness.

 

 

 

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