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Cajun Spiced Pecans

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Rating: 5/5
4 reviews

ready in: 30-60 minutes
serves/makes:   2 cups

recipe id: 11485
cook method: stovetop, oven

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2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
3/4 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 cups pecan halves
2 teaspoons coarse salt


Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

Heat butter and oil in medium pan over low heat.

Add Worcestershire, Tabasco, cumin, paprika, and garlic powder. stir and simmer gently over low heat to meld the flavors, about 2 to 3 minutes.

Add nuts and toss to coat well. Spread nuts on baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 15 minutes, shaking pan occasionally.

Pour the hot nuts in bowl and toss with the coarse salt. Spread on baking sheet again, and cool to room temperature. Store in air-tight container.

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223 calories, 23 grams fat, 6 grams carbohydrates, 2 grams protein per 1/4 cup. This recipe is low in carbs.
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Jan 11, 2002

REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
I make these quite frequently. They keep fairly well, not that they are given a chance to sit around for long.

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
WILDLY addicting. Good level of spice too. I usually double the receipt for parties.

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
I love these nuts!! So easy to make. I put them in tins and gift them, everyone loves them.

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Mar 1, 2005

REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
This is a great, easy recipe! Bet you can't eat just one - these are addictive!

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