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Candied Pepper Pecans

Sweet pecans with a peppery bite - very addictive!


2 cups

Serving Size

2 tablespoons

Total Time


Bake Time

12 to 15 minutes



1/3 cup corn syrup, light

2 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1-1/2 teaspoons Black Ground Pepper

1/4 teaspoon Ground Allspice

1/8 teaspoon Ground White Pepper

2 cups pecan halves


Preheat oven to 325ºF.

Spray baking sheet with cooking spray. Combine corn syrup, sugar, salt, black pepper, allspice and white pepper. Add pecans; stir gently to coat. Transfer to prepared baking sheet.

Bake pecans for 5 minutes; stir. Bake for 7 to 10 minutes more, stirring every 2 to 3 minutes.

Transfer pecans to a sheet of wax paper. Separate nuts with a fork. Cool. Can be made up to 3 days ahead. Store airtight at room temperature.  Delicious as an appetizer or in a salad.


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