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Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Pecans

Quick and easy cinnamon sugar pecans snack to liven up your holiday table. You don’t have to use pecans, you can replace them with almonds or mix the two.

Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Pecans

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Cinnamon Sugar Pecans The Best Finger Food & Snack Idea For Holiday Parties

Most of us really enjoy sweetened nuts, so there is no way you wouldn’t love this homemade recipe. These cinnamon sugar pecans are very low maintenance, you never have to be concerned about them getting cold or melting which makes them the perfect finger food for your guests. I tried this recipe many times during the holidays, and it always proves to be a crowd favorite.

These are the best quick snacks to keep at hand.

Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Pecans

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Why I Love This Cinnamon Sugar Pecans Recipe:

  • Simple – Only takes easy instructions and components that are available at your home, but your family will love it!
  • No matter the kind of nuts you use, it’s just as delicious.
  • A great topping for anything like desserts and salads. Also tasty when incorporated into your chicken salad sandwiches.

Storage and Freezing Instructions:

  • To Store: Your cinnamon sugar pecans can be kept at room temperature or refrigerated in a sealed container for a few weeks.
  • To Freeze: These can last you 2 months in the freezer.

Cinnamon Sugar Pecans

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Pecans

If you’re having family over or throwing a christmas party, this recipe is your best friend. Quickly baked and served as a small treat for your gatherings, or even for when you’re craving something sweet.


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Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Pecans

Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Pecans

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 3 minutes

Quick and easy snack to liven up your holiday table. You don't have to use pecans, you can replace them with almonds or mix the two.


  • 1 pound of pecans or almonds (or mixed)
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 teaspoons of water


  1. Cover your baking pan in foil or parchment paper, and turn on your oven to 250 F.
  2. In a ziploc bag, combine your salt, sugar, and cinnamon.
  3. In a bowl, beat your vanilla, water, and egg while using a fork until foamy.
  4. Place your almonds or pecans into the egg mixture and mix until fully covered.
  5. Transfer your pecans into the sugar ziploc bag, and thoroughly cover them in your mix by shaking them around.
  6. Arrange them in your baking pan without stacking them.
  7. Cook in your preheated oven for an hour, while mixing each 15
  8. Give them a taste and see if you can resist having more.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 251Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 24gCholesterol: 0mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 4gSugar: 18gProtein: 4g

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