Spicy Bourbon Pecans

Spicy Bourbon Pecans Recipe

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Jessie Adams


I almost always make these when people are coming over, but they also keep very well so it's easy to have a batch on hand in the pantry to pull out or give as a gift if needed.


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20 Min
30 Min


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1/4 c
butter (1/2 stick)
3 Tbsp
1/4 c
bourbon or whiskey
1/2 tsp
garlic powder
1 1/2 tsp
2 Tbsp
tabasco sauce (or to taste)
4 c
pecan halves

How to Make Spicy Bourbon Pecans


  • 1Preheat oven to 300.
  • 2Combine butter, whiskey, tabasco, sugar, garlic powder, and salt in a large skillet or saucepan (it will need to be large enough to hold all the pecans in the next step). Stir over medium heat until butter is melted and everything is combined. Bring to a boil and boil for 3 minutes.
  • 3Turn off heat and add pecans to butter mixture. Stir until all pecans are well coated. Spread pecans in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet (some liquid will remain). I usually put a layer of foil down on the sheet to help with cleanup.
  • 4Bake for 30 min or until crispy but not burnt, stirring occasionally. Allow to cool and serve or store in an airtight plastic container.

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About Spicy Bourbon Pecans

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

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