Cakes & Desserts

Delicious candied pecans

Delicious candied pecans are great for adding to salads, desserts, ice cream, as holiday gifts, or just as a sweet snack treat. This simple recipe for candied pecans can be made on the stovetop or baked in the oven.

You can’t eat just one. Crunchy, sweet, salty and AMAZING!

Cooking Information

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour


Total: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Number of servings: 10


  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 pound (450 grams) pecan halves

Recipe instructions :

Step 1.
Preheat the oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).

Step 2.
Combine sugar, cinnamon and salt in a bowl.

Step 3.
Whisk the egg whites and water in a separate bowl until frothy. Stir in pecans and egg white mixture. Mix sugar mixture with pecan mixture until pecans are evenly coated. Place coated pecans on a baking tray.


Step 4.
Bake in preheated oven, stirring every 15 minutes, 1 hour, until pecans are browned.

Nutritional value
Per serving:
393 calories; protein 4.5 g 9% daily; carbohydrates 26.5 g 9% CH; fat 32.7 g 50% CH; cholesterol 0 mg; sodium 238.2 mg 10% CH.

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