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Cinnamon Roasted Pecans

Sweet and crunchy cinnamon roasted pecans are a holiday classic and make a great DIY Christmas gift! 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 202kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 cups pecan halves (14.5 oz)
  • 2 egg whites
  • 4 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons cardamom
  • 2 teaspoons nutmeg
  • ½-1 cup brown sugar (coconut sugar may be subbed; *see note)
  • 2 pinches salt

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, toss together the pecans, egg whites, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, brown sugar and salt.
  • Spread nuts out on the baking sheet, then bake for 8-12 minutes...keep an eye on them at the end so they don't burn!
  • Allow to cool completely, then transfer to a storage container or gift bag.

Notes

Nutritional info calculated for ½ cup brown sugar
* for a sweet version, use a full cup of brown sugar, for a slightly sweet version use ½ cup
 

Nutrition

Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 119mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 0.8mg