Cocktail Orange Pecans

READY IN: 1hr
YIELD: 4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    lb butter
  • 3
    tablespoons orange liqueur (Cointreau or Grand Marnier)
  • 1
    tablespoon finely grated orange rind
  • 1 12
  • 1
    tablespoon salt
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 300°.
  • In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat; add in liqueur and orange zest; stir until blended.
  • Remove the pan from heat, add in the pecans, and toss to coat well.
  • Spread the nuts evenly on a large baking sheet and toast in the oven, uncovered, until golden brown, about 30 minutes, tossing the nuts from time to time.
  • Drain on paper towels, sprinkle salt on top; let cool completely, and serve in crystal bowls with cocktails.
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