SWEET AND SPICY PECANS
Pecans, the nuts of the South.
1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Center rack in oven. Spray baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
2Combine corn syrup, granulated sugar, salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper in bowl. Mix well. Add pecan halves to coat.
3Place pecans on baking sheet. Bake 5 minutes; use fork to stir nuts to coat with mixture. Place a large sheet of foil sprayed with cooking spray on work surface. Continue baking until pecans are golden and coating bubbles, about 10 minutes. Transfer nuts to foil. Work quickly to separate nuts with fork.
4Cool completely and store in airtight container.