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Recipe Thursday-Southern Pecans

Posted on January 9th, 2014 | Posted in Dessert, Recipes, Snacks

A great hostess gift or party favor are Southern Pecans. They keep for a while and are a nice treat for the host that has worked to entertain you! Aside from giving southern pecans as gifts they are a perfect addition to a dessert spread and a nice sweet crunchy topper to your salad.

Southern Pecans

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Yield:  1 Pound about 4 Cups
Ingredients
1 pound whole pecans
1 egg white (331017, 5#)
1 tablespoon water
1 cup sugar (991842, 50#)
1 teaspoon salt (991862, 50#)
1 teaspoon cinnamon (CQC065, QT)

Method
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Whip egg white and water with wire whisk or fork until frothy (do not use electric beaters). Pour froth over nuts and mix until all the nuts are wet. Mix sugar, salt and cinnamon. Pour over wet nuts and mix until all nuts are coated. Spread on large cookie sheet with an edge. Bake for 30 minutes (turn in 10 minutes and again in 10 minutes). Loosen from cookie sheet while still warm and spread onto wax paper to cool.

Recipe from the Kitchen of Jen Phipps

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