Easy Candied Pecans

Easy Candied Pecans

These spiced pecans combine the sweetness of cinnamon and the smoky flavor of vanilla for pecans that have a depth in taste that is a palate pleaser.
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  • Serves: 10 persons



  1. Step 1

    Put pecans and oil in a flat baking pan; stir until pecans are coated. Roast in 300 F oven 20 to 25 minutes, stirring frequently. Cool.
  2. Step 2

    Combine sugar, cinnamon, salt, and water in a saucepan; cook, stirring consistently, over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Step 3

    Boil to 236 F of a candy thermometer.
  4. Step 4

    Remove from heat; blend in vanilla. Add pecans and stir until mixture is creamy.
  5. Step 5

    Turn out onto waxed paper and use a fork to separate pecans.