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drunken nuts (sallye)

★★★★★ 3
a recipe by
sallye bates
Austin, TX

A good appetizer for the holidays.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Sweet, sassy and deliciously nutty!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 3
serves depends on how hungry your friends are that night
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For drunken nuts (sallye)

  • 2 lb
    pecan or other kind of nut halves
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp

How To Make drunken nuts (sallye)

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350º
  • 2
    Prepare cookie sheet lined with parchment paper
  • 3
    In a cast iron skillet (or heavy saucepan), melt butter over medium high heat. Add sugar and stir costantly until sugar dissolves and mixture is well blended. Be careful not to burn.
  • 4
    Remove from heat, add vanilla and whiskey.
  • 5
    Add pecans and coat thoroughly, then turn out onto lined cookie sheet.
  • 6
    Cook for 10-15 minutes until toasted. (Your nose will tell you when they're done).