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Sweet & Spicy Pecans

Are you a snack person? I sure am! These savory pecans are a little sweet, a little spicy, and perfect for snacking. While they’re super easy to make, they are full of flavor!

SIDE NOTE: You can dial up or down the sweet and spicy level by adjusting the cayenne pepper and coconut sugar.


1 lb pecan halves, raw

4 Tbsp butter, melted (I use @kerrygoldusa unsalted)

2 Tbsp pure organic maple syrup

1 tsp chili powder

1 tsp smoked paprika

1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1/4 tsp ground cumin

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp coconut sugar

1 tsp sea salt


-Preheat oven to 300.

-In a large bowl, whisk together melted butter, syrup, and spices.

-Add pecans, and toss until well coated.-Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper, and spread the pecans out in a single layer.-Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until nuts are toasted and aromatic. Toss nuts halfway through roasting.-Let cool completely before serving.



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