Cinnamon Spiced Pecans

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Description

This Spiced Pecan recipe is so easy and delicious it will become a go to favorite in your household. Prep time takes about 5 minutes and then after baking the nuts for 30 minutes you have a guilt free, healthy and delicious snack that will stay fresh in a sealed tin. It is also a lovely hostess gift to bring to your next party.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. pecans
  • 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil or NOW Real Food® Almond Oil*
  • 1 Tbsp. NOW Real Food® Vanilla Extract*
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar or NOW Real Food® Sucanat™*
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Bring a large pan of water to a boil and blanch pecans for one minute, then drain well.
  3. In a small bowl, combine oil and vanilla extract.
  4. In another bowl, combine the cinnamon, sugar, and salt.
  5. Transfer nuts to a 9 x 12 inch baking dish and toss with oil and vanilla mixture until evenly coated.
  6. Sprinkle sugar mixture over the nuts, stirring with a wooden spoon to coat both sides of the nuts.
  7. Bake for 20-30 minutes, stirring once every 10 minutes or so, until nuts are lightly browned, careful not to let them burn.
  8. Remove from oven and store in a festive cookie tin for serving. They won't last long!