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    Cocktail Orange Pecans

    Cocktail Orange Pecans. Photo by Chef*Lee

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs

    30 mins

    30 mins

    ratherbeswimmin''s Note:

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1/2 lb butter
    • 3 tablespoons orange liqueur (Cointreau or Grand Marnier)
    • 1 tablespoon finely grated orange rind
    • 1 1/2 lbs pecan halves
    • 1 tablespoon salt

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 300°.
    2. 2
      In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat; add in liqueur and orange zest; stir until blended.
    3. 3
      Remove the pan from heat, add in the pecans, and toss to coat well.
    4. 4
      Spread the nuts evenly on a large baking sheet and toast in the oven, uncovered, until golden brown, about 30 minutes, tossing the nuts from time to time.
    5. 5
      Drain on paper towels, sprinkle salt on top; let cool completely, and serve in crystal bowls with cocktails.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 30, 2008

      55

      Fabulous!! These are really great with a hint of orange and Grand Marnier!! I cut this recipe in half and used half butter, half light olive oil. Love these!! I have a great snack and I also used them in Waldorf Salad, Georgia Style. Thanks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Cocktail Orange Pecans

    Serving Size: 1 (931 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1583.7
     
    Calories from Fat 1516
    95%
    Total Fat 168.4 g
    259%
    Saturated Fat 39.6 g
    198%
    Cholesterol 122.0 mg
    40%
    Sodium 2071.0 mg
    86%
    Total Carbohydrate 23.9 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 16.4 g
    65%
    Sugars 6.7 g
    27%
    Protein 16.1 g
    32%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    orange liqueur

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