Cinnamon sugar pecan

Cinnamon Sugar Pecans are a delightful and easy-to-make snack, perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth. Here’s a simple recipe for making Cinnamon Sugar Pecans:


  • 1 pound (about 4 cups) pecan halves
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


1. Preheat the Oven:

  • Preheat your oven to 250°F (120°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. Whisk Egg White Mixture:

  • In a large bowl, whisk the egg white until frothy. Add water and vanilla extract to the egg white, and whisk until well combined.

3. Coat Pecans:

  • Add the pecan halves to the egg white mixture. Stir gently to coat the pecans evenly.

4. Combine Cinnamon Sugar Mixture:

  • In a separate bowl, combine sugar, ground cinnamon, and salt. Mix well to create the cinnamon sugar mixture.

5. Coat Pecans with Cinnamon Sugar:

  • Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar mixture over the coated pecans. Stir until the pecans are evenly coated with the cinnamon sugar.

6. Spread on Baking Sheet:

  • Spread the coated pecans in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.

7. Bake:

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour, stirring every 15-20 minutes to ensure even coating and prevent sticking.

8. Cool Completely:

  • Allow the Cinnamon Sugar Pecans to cool completely on the baking sheet. They will become crisp as they cool.

9. Break Into Clusters:

  • Once cooled, break the pecans into clusters or individual pieces.

10. Store:

  • Store the Cinnamon Sugar Pecans in an airtight container at room temperature. They can be stored for several weeks.

11. Serve and Enjoy:

  • Serve these delicious Cinnamon Sugar Pecans as a snack, a topping for salads, or a crunchy addition to desserts.

These sweet and spiced pecans are a great addition to holiday gatherings, parties, or a cozy night at home. They also make wonderful homemade gifts. Adjust the sweetness and cinnamon to your liking for a personalized treat.

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