Pecan Nuggets

Pecan Nuggets Recipe

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April Jackson


Family and friends rave over this simple little treat. It's a slow baked pecan covered in a brown sugar meringue. Great for those large southern pecans but it's also good with any size pecan.


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30 Min
1 Hr


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large egg white, at room temperature
3/4 c
brown sugar, lightly packed
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 1/4 c
pecans, halved

How to Make Pecan Nuggets


  • 1Preheat oven to 250º. In a large mixing bowl, beat egg white on high until stiff peaks form. Gradually add brown sugar, then vanilla, continuing to beat until smooth.
  • 2With a large spoon, gently stir in pecan pieces until well coated. Place individual pecans on foil covered cookie sheet. Pecans should not touch.
  • 3Bake at 250º for 30 minutes. Turn oven off and let pecans stand in oven 30 additional minutes. Cool a few minutes before removing from foil.

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About Pecan Nuggets

Course/Dish: Nuts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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