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Sugar Coated Pecans

"These sweet pecans are wonderful snacks for any occasion."
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servings 328 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 pound)


  • Calories:
  • 328 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 27.2 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs:
  • 22g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 150 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Grease one baking sheet.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whip together the egg white and water until frothy. In a separate bowl, mix together sugar, salt, and cinnamon.
  3. Add pecans to egg whites, stir to coat the nuts evenly. Remove the nuts, and toss them in the sugar mixture until coated. Spread the nuts out on the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake at 250 degrees F (120 degrees C) for 1 hour. Stir every 15 minutes.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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  1. 2008 Ratings

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I would like to update my review. I have made these numerous times and they are well received. I have continued to use the two egg whites although I am not sure if it is necessary or not. I use ...

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Not great.

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I would like to update my review. I have made these numerous times and they are well received. I have continued to use the two egg whites although I am not sure if it is necessary or not. I use ...

Wow, wow, wow! Earns all 5 stars easily. Even better after they cool off because they get much crunchier. Your house will smell great! Made the recommended modifications: (1) 2 egg whites for m...

Great recipe for holiday snacking. Definitely use 2 gallon-size ziploc bags with this recipe: Put the egg mixture in 1 bag and the sugar mixture in the other. Add the pecans to the first bag t...

I'm so impressed with this recipe that I went out and bought 5 pounds of whole pecans (at over $9.00 per pound!)and plan to put them in the 20+ baskets I give out at Christmas along with cookies...

I used 1 cup Splenda in place of white sugar and it was great!

This is a great recipe. It was a bit easier for me to put the egg white in a gallon ziploc bag and the sugar mix in a bag and put the pecans in the egg white and flip it around and then dump th...

This is an excellent recipe. Very easy to make. I don't usually like sweet roasted pecans, but my husband wanted these to put on top of ice cream. The salt in the recipe is what makes it so g...

I have been making these pecans for at least 30 years but use 1 teaspoon of cinnamon. Some reviewers add vanilla; I find that masks the taste of the pecans too much. If you’re having a sticking ...

This recipe really is all that and worth the price of pecans. I halve the recipe when I make it but use an entire egg white, substitute vanilla for the water and use a bit more cinnamon than ca...