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crunchy candied pecans

Crunchy Candied Pecans

  • Author: Handy Chef
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x


Crunchy Candied Pecans are perfect as a snack or as an addition to so many things. They can be used on top of ice cream, cakes and so much more!



8oz pecans, halved

¼ cup brown sugar

¼ cup white sugar

1 egg white

¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

½ teaspoon water

1 teaspoon cinnamon

pinch of salt


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Combine dry ingredients and set aside. In a separate bowl, add egg white, water, and vanilla extract. Whip until stiff peaks form is reached. Add in pecans and toss to combine. Add dry ingredients, tossing again until pecans are evenly coated. Spread mixture out onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake at 300 degrees for 45 minutes (remove from oven to toss every 15 minutes) Let cool and enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes