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    Orange Pecans

    Orange Pecans. Photo by Engrossed

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    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    10 mins

    20 mins

    lazyme's Note:

    A nice appetizer or snack. Especially nice around the holidays, and can be made 3 days ahead. From Bon Appetit, November 1994.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 300ºF.
    2. 2
      Melt butter in heavy medium saucepan over low heat. Add orange peel, cinnamon, coriander, cloves and cayenne and stir until aromatic, about 30 seconds.
    3. 3
      Add pecans, then sugar and salt and stir to coat evenly. Transfer nut mixture to baking sheet.
    4. 4
      Bake until nuts are toasted, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes. Cool. (Can be prepared 3 days ahead. Store airtight at room temperature).

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 12, 2006

      55

      These had a nice citrus-spice flavor. The cayenne is just enough to warm your mouth. I used tangerine zest (what I had on hand)and a little less cloves.It gave the house a wonderful aroma and it took all of my will power to keep some for an asian inspired salad the next day.

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    • on September 09, 2007

      45

      These were GREAT and AROMATIC! I made a half recipe. Mine were a little burned at 20 minutes. I did stir them 3 times but perhaps I needed to stir them more than that? They still tasted good. Like cookiedog said, they have just enough heat to warm your mouth. The spice mix is very nice. They are appropriately named because the orange flavor stands out the most. Made for Photo tag.

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    Nutritional Facts for Orange Pecans

    Serving Size: 1 (273 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 849.6
     
    Calories from Fat 748
    88%
    Total Fat 83.1 g
    127%
    Saturated Fat 13.4 g
    67%
    Cholesterol 30.5 mg
    10%
    Sodium 1166.7 mg
    48%
    Total Carbohydrate 30.1 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 11.7 g
    47%
    Sugars 16.6 g
    66%
    Protein 9.5 g
    19%

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