Sweet and Spicy Texas Pecans

(from saymyname’s recipe box)

2.5 cups

Source: Southern Living

Categories: Appetizers, Snacks


  • 1/2 lb chopped pecans or 1/2 lb pecan halves
  • 2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine , melted
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Mix the pecans and melted butter in a foil-lined jellyroll pan.

  2. Put in a 350 degree oven and bake for 5 minutes.

  3. Mix together the sugar and pepper; sprinkle half the sugar mixture over the pecans and bake for 5 more minutes, stirring once.

  4. Take pan out of oven and sprinkle remaining sugar mixture over pecans; toss to coat.

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