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Sweet Candied Pecans
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5 from 2 votes

Sweet Candied Pecans

Sweet and savory Candied Pecans made in 20 minutes with just a few simple ingredients - the finished pecans make a yummy holiday gift!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword candied pecans, pecans, sweet candied pecans
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author Sheryl


  • Parchment paper
  • cookie sheet


  • 1 egg white
  • 1/3 C granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 16 oz pecan halves


  • Beat the egg white, either by hand or with a hand mixer, until the egg white is broken up and bubbles are showing.
  • Stir in the sugar, cinnamon and vanilla extract.
  • Gently fold in the pecan halves, taking care to cover them as thoroughly as possible.
  • Spread on a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Bake at 300 degrees F for 20 minutes. Allow to cool before storing in jars or sealing in FoodSaver bags for even longer storage.