Frosted Pecans

Thea Pappalardo


A friend gave me this recipe after I went crazy over them. I make them every Thanksgiving and Christmas. Everyone just loves them Last year my 13 year old grandson requested the recipe so that he could make them himself. (They look real nice sprinkled over a cookie platter.)


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
1 Hr


  • 1
    egg white
  • 1 tsp
    cold water
  • 1 lb
    pecan halves
  • 1/3 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon (or a little more)

How to Make Frosted Pecans


  1. Beat egg white slightly. Add water and beat until frothy, but not thick. Add pecans and sir so they are all well coated.
  2. Mix remaining ingredients and add to nuts. Toss well to coat.
  3. Pour mixture onto a greased cookie sheet and bake in 250 oven for one hour. Stir occasionally while baking.
  4. Bet you can't eat just one!!

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About Frosted Pecans

Course/Dish: Nuts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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