Sweet Pecans...

Sweet Pecans...

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Bob Wakeman


Found this in the Missouri.life book.Thought I would give it a try. I have made it 4 times now. Noe I will be makeing them for all the youngsters and us for Christmas..

It is so simple...


★★★★★ 3 votes

15 Min
15 Min


  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    bourbon may use rum
  • 1
    egg white,room temp
  • ·
    pinch of cream of tartar
  • ·
    pinch of salt
  • 2 c
    pecans, halved

How to Make Sweet Pecans...


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350...Place brown suger,ground pecans and cornstarch in a bowl and mix well. Add bourbon or rum and blend till smooth.
  2. Beat egg white with cream of tartar and salt.untill it holds stiff peaks...
    stirin 1/3 of egg whites into sugar mixture and blend well...Add remaining egg whites (It will become more liquid)...Add pecan halves,stirring gently to coat nuts...
  3. Butter a baking sheet and arrange nuts (Top up.)on buttered baking sheet.(Keep them separated batter will puff up.)..
    Bake for 12 minutes. Then let cool befor serving

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About Sweet Pecans...

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

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