Crunchy Chili and Brown Sugar Pecans

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is an easy party appetizer or a friend and neighbor holiday gift. One word of caution tho- make plenty because they're positively addicting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Place pecans and melted butter in a large bowl and toss until nuts are well-coated.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and toss again.
  5. Transfer to prepared baking sheet and arrange in a single layer.
  6. Bake until lightly browned, about 20 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven, immediately loosen nuts with a metal spatula and set aside to cool before serving or placing in gift containers.
  8. Makes 4 cups.


Most Helpful

Awesome! Wow! I had to force myself to stop munching on these. I used mild chili powder and 1/4t cayenne, just a perfect blend of sweet and hot.

4Susan April 26, 2007

I realized I didn't have regular chili powder so I used adobo and it worked great, too.Only takes five minutes to get these nuts in the oven. Made these to add in Nantucket Bleu Spinach Salad Recipe #50875, which made it DIVINE. Roxygirl

Roxygirl in Colorado May 09, 2006

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