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Mississippi Spiced Pecans

Mississippi Spiced Pecans
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Make plenty of these mildly sweet and salty nuts—they are great to have on hand over the holidays.

Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 12 minutes | Total Time: 22 minutes
  • 1 pound
    pecan halves
  • 1 tablespoon
    packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons
    kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon
    chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon
    chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    piment d’Espelette or a pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons
    extra-virgin olive oil
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Spread pecans on a large baking sheet. Roast until fragrant, about 12 minutes. Watch carefully so they don’t burn.
  3. Combine brown sugar, salt, thyme, rosemary, pepper and piment d’Espelette (or cayenne) in a small bowl. Transfer the roasted pecans to a large bowl, drizzle with oil and toss well to coat completely. Sprinkle with the spice mixture and toss again. Serve warm or let cool completely and store in an airtight container.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 32 servings
  • Calories107
  • Fat11 g
    • Saturated fat1 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Carbohydrates2 g
    • Dietary fiber1 g
  • Protein1 g
  • Sodium53 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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