Sugar and Spice Candied Pecans

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Holiday Treats! Can them for gifts! Top Christmas cookies with them! Garnish a salad with them. Or just eat them as is yummy good. Decorate a cake or pumpkin pie with them. Ok you know what you better double the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Butter large cookies sheets.
  3. Heat in a saucepan melted butter, water and sugar till sugar is dissolved, add spices and pecans stirring till well coated about 3-5 minutes.
  4. Transfer to cookie sheet and bake until golden about 10 minutes.
  5. Cool store in airtight containers.
Most Helpful will not let me rate this recipe so I want you to know I give this a 5 rating. I've tried several other candied pecan recipes on this site but they just "didn't do it for me". That is until I tried this recipe. Very Good! Too bad you can't eat just one. I thought I would line the pan with wax paper to make for an easy clean up, bad idea. I had a hard time getting the nuts off the wax paper and a hard time getting the wax paper off the pan but once I accomplished that the pan was easy to clean up. LOL

Catnip46 June 29, 2011

I didn't have cardamom on hand, so I replaced it with cayenne. Sweet & spicy - YUM!!!!!! (and I used non stick foil sprayed w butter flavored Pam. It worked perfectly)

Adams Momma December 07, 2014

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