As is, this recipe makes a delicious candied nut. There's no need to change anything -- the amount of sugar and salt are perfect. But if you want to kick it up a couple of notches, here are a few suggestions:
- As mentioned before, replace the water with vanilla.
- Add 1/2 teaspoon of cayenne pepper to the sugar/cinnamon mixture. The unexpected heat makes people go crazy for them!
- After you mix the nuts in with the egg mixture, remove them from it using a slotted spoon and then toss them into the sugar mixture. All of the excess egg is not necessary.
BTW, this recipe works with mixed nuts, as well, but pecans are best. Enjoy!
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As is, this recipe makes a delicious candied nut. There's no need to change anything -- the...