Candy Coated Pecans

Candy Coated Pecans


"These have become favorites of almost everyone who has tried them."


25 m servings 342 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 342 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 31.1 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 9 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C). Line a cookie sheet with wax paper. Spray the wax paper with cooking spray.
  2. Beat egg white until stiff. Add brown sugar and vanilla. Stir until smooth. Mix in pecans and stir until coated. Pour the nuts onto the prepared cookie sheet.
  3. Bake until browned, approximately 10 to 15 minutes.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 349 Ratings


After reading all the prior reviews I made a few adjustments. This is a fantastic recipe, I just adjusted it to fit our taste. I upped the oven temperature to 300. I doubeled the coating. I bake...

I was impressed at how easy these were to make. I wish I had read all the reviews first, so I would have added some cinnamon, but they were still good. The only difference is that I used parch...

This is a good recipe (I added about 1/2 tsp cinammon to it - yummy!) but you really have to do what it says. The eggwhite must really be STIFF. If it isn't the nuts will be soggy and stick to...

I made these last year after reading everyone's comments. What a hit! I adapted the recipe by doubling all the coating ingredients for the 4 cups of pecans; I also added 1 tsp honey and about...

This recipe was excellent. I made them to give as Christmas gifts for extras at our usual family gathering. My husband almost wouldn't let me give them away. I altered the recipe slightly...I...

These are just like store bought candied pecans! I had to cook mine much longer (I eventually turned up the oven to 350), but they came out perfectly. Thank you for the recipe!

With the following changes, I found these to be addicting: Doubled the coating (or half the amt. of nuts),add cinnamon and xtra vanilla. I also found this took longer to cook-ALSO don't forget t...

I've been making these for years. I do it a little differently. I use 2 egg whites and I only use a whisk and beat them until they're really frothy but not stiff. I use part white sugar and p...

This was definetly a hit. A wonderful snack for the holidays or even a nice little gift in a decorated container.