Yummy Candy Coated Pecans

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

I'm not typically a "nut" person. My friend had my husband and I over for dinner and she made these and put them in a salad. My husband isn't normally a nut person either but he begged me to get the recipe from her (not typical). You can eat them plain but we like them in a simple salad with balsamic vinegarette dressing. Oh so good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 275.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with wax paper and spray it with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Beat egg white until stiff.
  4. Add brown sugar and vanilla and beat until smooth.
  5. Mix in pecans and stir until evenly coated; pout on cookie sheet and spread out.
  6. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until browned.


Most Helpful

These are my favorite! I have the oven at 300, though, since they don't seem to get crispy-crunchy otherwise. And I line my cookie sheet with parchment paper. The nuts don't stick at all. Try maple flavoring, also - and walnuts along with the pecans. Delicious!

LitaLou December 23, 2009

Very tasty! :) I am sure the guys at DH's office are goign to enjoy munching on these. Thanks for the recipe!

Radish4ever December 11, 2009

I am surprised I have not yet rated this recipe being I have made these so many times. This recipe makes a great little snack, especially if you take the liberty of adding just a touch of spice, as I usually do...I like about a tsp. of cinnamon and a half tsp. of fresh grated nutmeg, and just the smallest pinch of salt. I actually like to get my hands in the mess when I'm coating the nuts so I can lick off the yumminess. I love using these in a salad of greens, Feta or bleu cheese, crumbled bacon, apples or pomegranate seeds, and a good balsamic dressing...a fantastic salad coarse for about any dinner menu. This recipe has been, and will continue to be, made often. Thanks for sharing.

Two Socks April 28, 2009

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