Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

I adopted this recipe. I think that the quality of chili powder really does matter for this recipe, as does watching the baking time. It is easy to burn the seasoning on the pecans.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Combine pecans, Kahlua, and oil.
  3. Toss well.
  4. Add chile powder, sugar, salt, and cayenne.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Place on a baking sheet that has been lightly oiled or that is covered with parchment paper.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven for a total of 20 to 25 minutes: bake for 10 minutes, then stir.
  8. Stir again about every 5 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and loosen with a spatula.
  10. Allow to cool.
  11. Break up if needed.
  12. Store in an airtight container.
  13. Note: Can be frozen.
  14. Can be chopped and used as a topping for desserts.


Most Helpful

Chile pecans with Kahlua, wow! I would add some more sweetness and saltiness, next time.

rosslare October 15, 2012

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