Recipe courtesy of Popoff Enterprises.

Peppy Pecans

Serving size: 4 cups

  • 4 cups pecan halves
  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp. Dark Brown Sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 tsp. dried ground orange peel
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 2 tsp. water
  1. In a dry skillet, toast the nuts for about 4 – 5 minutes over medium heat. Stir the nuts occasionally until they begin browning.
  2. Add the butter stirring to coat the nuts as it melts.
  3. Toast and stir for about a minute until the nuts brown further.
  4. Add the brown sugar and spices and distribute them in the pan.
  5. Stir for about a minute then add the water to create a syrup and stir to coat the nuts.
  6. Cook for another minute stirring constantly.
  7. Remove from the heat and spread on a piece of parchment paper over a cooling rack. Serve as a garnish, snack, appetizer, or package as a gift.