This homemade Cinnamon Sugar Pecans Recipe is easy to make with only 6 ingredients & is so much more delicious than the nuts from the mall or fair! Plus, these candied pecans are gluten & dairy-free & freezer-friendly! Make a batch, store them in the freezer and use as a salad topper or enjoy as a sweet snack!
I love those recipes that we all grew up with, they are just too good to miss out on.
Looking for holiday party food and snack ideas? These candied pecans are so easy to make in the oven! They are the BEST little snacks for parties, Christmas, Thanksgiving or any time of the year when you’re craving a crunchy sweet treat.
1 pound pecans (and/or almonds)
1 cup sugar
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 egg white
1/2 tsp salt (or your preference)
2 tsp water
Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or non-stick foil.
Mix the sugar, cinnamon and salt in a large ziploc bag.
Whisk the egg white, vanilla and water with a fork in a large bowl until frothy.
Add the pecans (or almonds) to the egg white mixture and stir until they are well coated.
Pour the pecans into the ziploc bag, seal and shake until well coated with your cinnamon/sugar mixture.
Spread them out on your prepared baking sheet into a single layer.
Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Enjoy!